Verdicchio part 5 – Pievalta and La Distesa


See Verdicchio part 1 – in the laboratory for the background to these vertical tastings, Verdicchio part 2 – Cuprese vertical and part 3 – left v right bank for a more detailed discussion of the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi subregions. This final part of Verdicchio Week comprises Walter's introduction to, and tasting notes on, Pievalta and La Distesa, following yesterday's coverage of Bucci and San Lorenzo.


The left bank v right bank issue wouldn't leave me alone. Or, rather, Alessandro Morichetti and Maurizio Silvestri wouldn't. Together we visited Pievalta, a fairly recent outfit with vineyards on...