Terramonte – Verdicchio Di Matelica DOC
It’s a CRÙ, since every year it’s obtained from the same vineyards, exclusively cultivated for the product optimization of this wine. This fine wine is the stereotype of the Verdicchio di Matelica: power and elegance, flavor and smoothness, freshness and maturity. It has a great ability to evolve, faces with great evolutionary possibilities by the long periods of bottle ageing.
Type of wine: dry white.
Production area: Matelica (MC) – 350 m a.s.l.
Soil type: medium consistency with streaks of clay.
Grape variety: Verdicchio 100%.
Average yield production: 9-11 tons per ha.
Processing: hand-picked grapes. Soft pressing of the grapes, short cryomaceration of crushed grapes, cold settling of the must. Fermentation process is carried out at low controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks by using selected yeasts.
Maturation: 4 months in stainless steel tanks and almost 3 months in the bottle.
Colour: straw yellow with greenish reflections.
Bouquet: complex and intense, with floral (orange blossom, broom, hawthorn) and fruity notes (apple, melon), with a typical bitter almond scent.
Flavor: mineral and harmonious with fruity (apple, pineapple) and floral aromas. It’s characterized by a long persistent aftertaste and pleasant freshness.
Consumption: within 5 years.
Food matches: hors d’oeuvre, cold cuts, elaborated first courses, seafood and white meats, aged cheeses, grilled fish and meats.
Serving temperature: 10-12°C.
Bottle size: 0.75 l.