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The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. From the prestigious and famous Verdicchio, to the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, from the Offida Pecorino to the Offida Passerina. Also: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, I Terreni di Sanseverino, Lacrima di Morro d'Alba, Rosso Conero, Pergola, Rosso Piceno, San Ginesio Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.
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2012 Bisci Verdicchio di Matelica | Top 10 wines in the US press

2012 Bisci Verdicchio di Matelica | Top 10 wines in the US press | Wines and People | Scoop.it

The Italian-born Verdicchio grape was another of Bonné’s spring-time wine selections recommending this 2012 vintage from Bisci.

He said: “Of Verdicchio’s two appellations – Castelli di Jesi is the other – Matelica is higher and farther inland from the Adriatic, capable of a more powerful, ripe wine. Still, this is about fresh, seaside flavors: fresh lime, sea salt and sorrel, and shows no end of ripe fruit.”

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Le Marche Wines and the 2012 Bisci Verdicchio Di Matelica

Le Marche Wines and the 2012 Bisci Verdicchio Di Matelica | Wines and People | Scoop.it

Continuing our exploration of the Wine Month regions, we move across the border from Abruzzo, to its neighboring country to the north, Marche. It’s name is derived from marca or territory, refers to its long history of Royal feuds and Papal political battles. In ancient history, the Greeks, the Romans, and the French had all staked the land, because of its coastal capital city, Ancona and its access to the Metauro, Potenza, Tronto, and Nera rivers. Most of Marche is hilly and mountainous except for a narrow coastal strip along the Adriatic Sea, and has four main commercial and fishing ports in Pesaro, Fano, Senigallia and Ancona.

This central location isn’t the only reason that makes the rest of Italy “green” of the Marche region. The native Verdicchio white wine grapes, named “verde” for their green colored skin, produces that distinctive golden emerald color hue in white wines. [...]

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