Appellation: Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi D.O.C. Passito
Production area: Morro d’Alba (AN) – ITALY
Soil: Mixed mostly clay
Exposition: East/ North-East;
Altitude: 180 mt. a.s.l.
Training system: Guyot;
Vine density: 2.300 vines/hectare
Harvest: Ripening and withering in the vineyard, hand picked in late November;
Vinification: Short maceration on the skins and temperature controlled
fermentation in stainless steel at 15°C.
Ageing: 12 months in small oak barrels medium toasted and at least
12 months in bottle.
Alchol: 14,5% vol.;
Total acid: 6;
Sugars: 50 g/l
Deep golden yellow tending to amber.
Nose of yellow flowers, candied fruits, peaches and syrup, pine seeds.
On the palate is round, almost sweet, full bodied wuth hints of apricots
and backed pears, vanilla and almond finish.
Serving temperature 14°C approx. with dry cakes, chees and cheese cakes,
foi gras or on its own as a meditation wine.