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Bucci, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico, Superiore, Ostra Vetere, Marche, Italy, 2011, 13.5% abv

Bucci, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico, Superiore, Ostra Vetere, Marche, Italy, 2011, 13.5% abv | Wines and People | Scoop.it

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi is a DOC located in the Marche province of Italy on the country’s east coast. It’s located north of Abruzzo province and south of Emilia Romagna.
About 30 km inland from the town of Ancona, it is heavily affected by the Adriatic Sea’s cooling evening breezes that offer the area a strong diurnal shift; the difference between day and nighttime temperatures enables the grapes to retain high acidity and the wines to be crisp and refreshing.
This wine comes from the Classico zone. There is another Verdicchio zone – de Matelica which is further inland, has higher altitude and offers a fuller style of wine. [...]

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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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