Mar 1, 2012

Awarded Wines of Le Marche:Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva Mirum 2009 – Fattoria La Monacesca
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This Verdicchio di Matelica riserva is a wine that has been prized with “5 grappoli” by the AIS Guide “Duemilavini” ed. 2012.Classification : Verdiocchio di Matelica Riserva D.O.C.
Grape varieties : I00% Verdicchio
Growing area : Contrada Monacesca, Municipality of Matelica.
Vineyard size : 3 hectares
Vineyard aspect : North-south
Soils profile : Predominantly clayey
Training system : Vertically-trained arched or double-arched cane
Vineyard age : 30 years
Vineyard density : 1.800 vines/hectare
Vineyard yield : 2 kg/vine
Vineyard altitude : 400 metres
Harvest period : Third-fourth week in October
Vinification process: Hand picking of the gapes. which had been left on the vine an extra two weeks until slightly over-ripe; they were immediately lightly pressed with no use of SO2 followed by 20 day fermentation at 20°C in stainless steel. The wine rested on the fine less until spring and undenwent natural malolactic fernentation in early summer.
Maturation : Eighteen months in steel and six in glass. then oofficially released December 1, two years from harvest, in accord with regulations.
Sensory profile: A wine of great distinction produced only in the finest years; the slightly oser-ripe yerdicchio grapes are its remarkable resource.
Combined with a lengthy maturation. these grapes yield a remarkably aromatic nose. which releases intense scents of toasted almonds, citrus. honey and crusted bread; with cellaring, the bouquet will develop still greater complexity. On the palate. it immediately expands to astounding richness and suppleness balanced rich and seemingly endless. It is ideal with non-aged cheeses, cured-meat antipasti, and sauced poultry and veal.
Serving temperature: l2°C
Production quantity : 20.000 750 ml bottles and 500 L5 lt. magnums
Cellaring potential : 10 years or more
Via www.monacesca.it

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