GIOACCHINO GAROFOLI Selezione 2008 White wine Verdicchio di Jesi Doc

33,18 €
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This elegant wine of great structure, fragrance and longevity is made only in exceptional years and from the finest grapes, with very low yield per hectare and late harvesting. It matures for at least 18 months in steel vats, followed by 6 to 12 months in the bottle.

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Type: dry white wine

Name: Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico Riserva

Grapes: 100% Verdicchio

Zone of origin: the winery’s Montecarotto vineyard.
Soil medium consistency with much sand.
Yield per 2.5 acres: 70 quintals

Vinification: the fully ripened grapes are carefully selected and gently pressed whole; the must is cleaned cold and fermented at low temperatures.

Refinement: 18 months in stainless steel vats at 14ºC (57ºF) and in the bottle for a minimum of 6 months in a cooled environment.

Organoleptic test
Color golden yellow with greenish glints.
Aroma intense; ripe yellow fruit is accompanied by elegant scents of citrus and notes of honey that together confer great complexity and persistence.
Taste seductive, mellow, but with great character and potency; very lengthy, warm and elegantly sapid, with the continually evolving fruity notes reiterated.

Consumption:10 years when well conserved.

Food matches:perfect with hearty seafood dishes and also poultry seasoned with herbs.
Serving temperature 12° to 14° C (54° to 57° F)

Bottle: cl 75

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