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VINTAGE AVAILABLE : 2012 (0,75 lt)
CLASSIFICATION : Verdicchio di Matelica DOC
GRAPE VARIETIES : Verdicchio 100%
GROWING AREA : Contrada Monacesca, in the comune of Matelica
VINEYARD AREA : Ca. 2 hectares
SOILS PROFILE : Predominantly clayey
TRAINING SYSTEM : Vertically-trained arched or double-arched cane
VINEYARD AGE : 50% 30 years old – 50% 10 years old
VINEYARD DENSITY : Ca. 2,500 vines/hectare
VINEYARD YIELD : Ca. 2 kg/vine
VINEYARD ALTITUDE : Ca. 400 metres
HARVEST PERIOD : First ten days in October
VINIFICATION PROCESS : The clusters are hand-harvesed and then gently pressed, without use of SO2. The must is femented in steel for 12-15 day at a controlled tempeature of ca. 20oC. The wine then rests on the fine lees in steel for 3 years.
SENSORY PROFILE : The very high quality of the growing year allowed us to select small lots, from both current-vintage Verdicchio as well as the Riserva, and the final blend was given a very lengthy maturation in steel in order to improve the wine’s cellarability, well before release.
PRODUCTION QUANTITY : Ca. 6,500 750 ml bottles
CELLARING POTENTIAL : 10 years, with a potential for significant additional complexity

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