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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOC Classico Superiore “Capovolto”
Verdicchio Planted in 2005 Limestone, Clay 2.8 ha
Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOCG Riserva “Passolento”
Verdicchio Planted in 2001 Limestone, Clay 2 ha
Metodo Classico
Verdicchio Planted in 2005 Limestone, Clay 2.8 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Hand-harvested
• Sorting of grapes in the vineyard after 2 or 3 passes

Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOC Classico Superiore “Capovolto”:
• Fermentation in stainless steel that lasts approximately 20 days
• Aged for 7 months in stainless steel tank
• Aged 4 months in bottle

Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOCG Riserva “Passolento”:
• Fermentation takes place in used 10 hl Slavonian oak botti and lasts for about 20 days
• Ages in 10 hl Slavonian oak botti for 8 months
• Aged 9 months in bottle

Metodo Classico:
• The name of the wine changes each year. The first year was called NumerOzero (Number Zero), the second was NumerOuno (Number One), the third was NumerOdue (Number Two, 2016 vintage), and so on.
• Sourced from the same vines as the Capovolto
• Zero dosage
• Aged on fine lees since the June after harvest
• Made in Col Fondo style—second fermentation occurs in bottle and wine is not disgorged

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Marche
Appellation(s)
Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOC Classico Superiore, Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio DOCG Riserva
Producer
Alessandro Bonci, Beatrice Bonci, Daniela Quaresima
Founded
2007
Annual Production
2,000 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing)
Website
http://www.lamarcadisanmichele.com
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