A denomination named after the castles surrounding the medieval town of Jesi, this region’s most important winemaking area is in the province of Ancona. Here the grapes for Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi are grown. It is a mere 30 kilometers from the Adriatic Sea, on our country’s eastern coast.

Verdicchio is an indigenous grape variety of the highest quality. Its name is derived from verde (green), because of the yellow-green skin giving the wine a subtle greenish hue.

The Verdicchio grapes grown in the Classico zone have a slightly saline character, which give the wines here their crisp, well-rounded minerality.

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