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Fattoria San Lorenzo: Verdicchio Campo delle Oche

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Verdicchio Campo delle Oche
PRODUCER:
Fattoria San Lorenzo
VINTAGE:
2014
APPELLATION:
Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Verdicchio
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Concrete
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
Done in cold temperature
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
Concrete & Stainless Steel
AGED FOR:
3 Years (2 years in concrete)
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
None
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
50 mg/L
SO2 REGIME:
Before Bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
15% vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
12,000 bottles
ALTITUDE:
350 m
SOIL:
Clay and Calcareous
YEAR PLANTED:
1968
DENSITY:
3,600 vines/hectare
YIELD:
1-1.5 kg per plant

QUICK FACTS

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi was elevated to DOCG status in 2009.

Granted DOC status in 1968.

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi is the most famous and historically noted wine region of Le Marche, cultivated from the 14th century.

100% Verdicchio, vineyard named after the geese (oche) that ‘works the weeds and grass between the rows’ for Natalino.

THIS WINE’S STORY

This is the fourth of Natalino’s 5 Verdicchio labels… none of which see wood, and all of which are completely different. The natural weight and ‘oily’ texture (at times almost reminiscent of a Riesling texture) and nutty…

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