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Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG Classico Misco Riserva

Wine name:Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG Classico Misco Riserva

Appellation:CASTELLI DI JESI VERDICCHIO RISERVA DOCG CLASSICO

Zone:Hills of Tavignano, Cingoli (province of Macerata)

Cru:Misco

Vineyard extension (hectares):3

Blend:100% Verdicchio

Vineyard age (year of planting):

Soil Type:Clayey - calcarous

Exposure:Hilly area. South-east exposure.

Colour:Rich straw yellow

Nose:Ample and complex, immediate impact of ripe fruit

Flavour:Warm, elegant, intense and persistent, ripe fruit notes

Match with:Dishes with sauce, elaborate meat dishes also with truffles and mushrooms

Average no. bottles/year:6,000

Notes:

Vine training system: cordon spur. The harvest takes place in succession: the last grapes to be picked are very ripe

Vinification and ageing

The fermentation takes place at a temperature that is not below 15 degrees Celsius in steel. The wine matures on the lees in steel for 12 months, bâtonnage is not carried out. Finishing in the bottle for 18 months minimum.

Wine Producer

TAVIGNANO

Website:http://www.tenutaditavignano.it

Address:Loc. Tavignano 62011 Cingoli MC

Owner:Ingegnere Stefano Aymerich/Ondine de la Feld

Year of establishment:1992

Total annual production:120000

Total vineyard extension (hectares):29

Planted varietals and extension (hectares):1.5ha Cabernet sauvignon 3ha Lacrima 1ha Merlot 5ha Montepulciano 3ha Sangiovese 16ha Verdicchio

Vine training system:
Cordon spur
Guyot

Cultivation method in the vineyard:grass is left on the aisles between the rows of vines
leguminous plants are sown on every second aisle

Type of viticulture:in the conversion phase to be certified organic

Harvest period:Mid September/Mid October

Agronomist: Dr Giulio Piazzini

Oenologist:Dr Pierluigi Lorenzetti consultant oenologist - Dr Giulio Piazzini on premise oenologist

History

Tenuta di Tavignano is in the area of Cingoli (province of Macerata). The property is on hills that dominate the valleys of the Esino and Musone rivers,  on one side one can see the San Vicino mountain and on the other side the Adriatic sea and the Conero Riviera.
The vineyards stand in the heart of the  “Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico” and of the “Rosso Piceno DOC ” appellations.
The climatic and soil conditions - such as ideal altitude, exposure, day/night temperature range, soft slopes, absence of fog and optimal northern ventilation -  create  a perfect microclimate for a low environmental impact viticulture. The estate is now in the conversion phase to be certified organic.
The soils composition - medium texture characterized by marly-calcareous rocks – gives a characteristic mineral and sapid flavour to the wines.
Verdicchio Classico Superiore “Misco” and “Misco Riserva” are the classic white wines of the estate while Rosso Piceno “Libenter” is the classic red wine produced with Montepulciano, Sangiovese and a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon.
All the white wines mature in stainless steel vats, whereas the reds mature in fine oak barrels.
In the early nineties the owners Stefano Aymerich di Laconi and Beatrice Lucangeli (who sadly left us a few years ago) decided to plant new vineyards of Verdicchio grapes, with the aim to focus on high quality white wines with a great personality and which could be suitable for ageing.
The niece of the owners, Ondine de la Feld, supported by a young and motivated staff, is now helping Stefano Aymerich in the management of the estate using a modern, dynamic and entrepreneurial style.
There is an elegant guest house with a tasting room so that the guests can share the passion for wine and experience the beauty of the Marche hills.  

 

 

 

Awards

2013 vintage: Decanter Silver Medal; 2013 and 2012 vintages: Bibenda/Duemila vini 5 grappoli (the highest award)

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Borgo degli Albizi 10,
50122 - Firenze, Italy

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