La Monacesca - Italy - Marches

Verdicchio di Matelica - 2015

Price : 21.65$
Grape Variety : Verdicchio  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 12511385  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"Beautiful aromas of peaches and apples that follow through to a full body with layers of dried pineapple and peaches. A velvety texture from the phenolics in this. Long and flavorful. Layered, rich white that shows wonderful fruit." James Suckling

Wine Pairing :

Oysters, fish, seafood and clams.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : 100 % Verdicchio
  • Age of vines : 10-30 years
  • Yield of vines : 3 kg/vine
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel tank during 20 days
  • Maturation: 8 months in a stainless steel tank. 6 months in bottle. Malolactic fermentation. With the lees.
  • Type of yeast : Bayanus
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 5-7 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2014

  • James Suckling: 90 pts.
  • IWC: silver medal

Vintage 2013

  • James Suckling: 92 pts.

Vintage 2012

  • Gambero Rosso : 2 bicchieri red - Oscar Quality/Price
  • James Suckling: 93 pts.

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