VECCHIE VIGNE 2011 Verdicchio di Jesi DOC Classico Superiore

16,99 €

Was created to enhance and preserve the great heritage, quality and history, the old vineyards planted in the bottom of Montecarotto, cared with passion for over 40 years and the time and patience gave an extraordinary wine. A period of success for this wine.

One of the wines from the Marche awarded in 2018 by the most prestigious guides to Italian wines

Type: still white wine
Classification: Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico Superiore
Grapes: 100% Verdicchio

First year of production 2001
The location, and the large vegetative-productive balance of the old vines, which were planted in the early '70s, to allow you to pick the grapes when they have reached a slight degree of ripeness. The long period of aging, first in concrete tanks in contact with the native yeasts and then in the bottle, gives this cru Verdicchio particular characteristics of fullness and typicality
The vineyards are over the age of thirty-five, bred in double inverted, are located approximately 300 meters above sea level, on a hill facing east / southeast. The soil is very deep, clay loam, pretty cool, is the variety which is great for a Verdicchio. The yield per hectare is between 60 and 70 quintals

The grapes were picked by hand into crates, normally takes place in the period between the first and the second week of October when the grapes have reached a slight degree of sur-ripening. It is fairly common the presence of a small amount of grapes attacked by noble rot

Winemaking After a gentle pressing, the must is rapidly cooled and then be decanted in a static manner. A small part of the grapes is worked with the technique of making red wine that has the purpose of accentuating the extraction of some of the characters of varietal Verdicchio
The fermentation in steel tanks at a temperature maintained between 16 and 18 ° C, lasts for 10-15 days. The wine undergoes a malolactic fermentation of 10-15% of the total mass.
The aging stage lasts about 10 months, during which the wine remains in contact with its lees fermentation in concrete tanks. The Vecchie Vigne Casal di Serra rests in the bottle for several months before being put on the market

Notes from the winemaker
The beautiful color, bright golden yellow in bright greenish
The sumptuous oiliness anticipate a large bouquet of broom, chamomile, ripe apricot, pineapple and peach, with pleasant hints of wild mint, sage and hazelnut
On the palate impresses with its elegance: dry and fresh with an acidity which is balanced perfectly by the softness of the alcohol. Long savory finish

Matching white meat, roasted fish and stuffed pasta
Ideal serving temperature 12-14 ° C

Serving glass goblet of medium size and roughly spherical shape, to allow a better perception of complex aromas. The straight opening will enhance the wine in the mouth before directing it to the sides and rear of the tongue and then to the tip, and then evaluate, in a comprehensive manner, its softness

Alcohol content: 13,5% Vol

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