Verdicchio part 3 - left v right bank
28 Nov 2012 by Walter Speller
See Verdicchio part 1 - in the laboratory for Walter's introduction to Verdicchio Week. Il Grande Verdicchio, the event that aims to investigate the viability of a vineyard classification within the enormous DOC Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, is not the first to tackle this subject. The initial thrust in these terroir-mapping excercises came from Slow Food and Gambero Rosso when they were still co-publishing the Vini Italia guide. Convinced that Verdicchio has cru qualities, they suggested a division of the DOC, using the river Esino, which cuts the huge DOC neatly in two, and giving the two sides the distinctly...

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