Verdicchio part 3 – left v right bank


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...