2020 Verdicchio di Castelli di Jesi Classico "Castello" DOC Zaccagnini Marche

Vintage Description

The Salmàgina vineyards extend for 42 hectares in the municipality of Staffolo, in Ancona, at around 500 metres above the sea level. The climate and the soils, (rich of saline) combined with the work of the Zaccagnini family, allowed to obtain high quality and distinctive wines. 25ha are classified as Verdicchio Doc "Classico", whilst 5ha is classified as IGT for experimental grapes such as Pinot Bianco, Pinot Nero, Chardonnay and Cabernet. They also farm around 17ha of Olive groves most of which is organically cultivated.

Tasting Notes

Pale straw yellow with a green hue. Delicate and elegant, with notes of yeast and fresh bread. Fresh, dry, savoury with a pleasant finish and excellent acidity.

Vineyard Information

Situated in the village of Castelli di Jesi Classico, the Zaccagnini family farm 30 hectares of beautifully manicured rolling vineyards. Since Roman times the area has been famous for its salt mines and the Verdicchios have a notable mineral influence culminating in the delicious Salmagina: a ripe unoaked white capable of aging for many years.

Colour White Origin Italy
Region Italy White ABV 13.50%
Drink From Drink To
Everyday drinking, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian