2018 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico, Zaccagnini, Marche, Italy
Pale straw yellow with a green hue. Delicate and elegant, with notes of yeast and fresh bread. Fresh, dry, savoury with a pleasant finish and excellent acidity.
The Salmàgina vineyards extend for 42 hectares in the municipality of Staffolo, in Ancona, at around 500 metres above the sea level. The climate and the soils, (rich of saline) combined with the work of the Zaccagnini family, allowed to obtain high quality and distinctive wines. 25ha are classified as Verdicchio Doc "Classico", whilst 5ha is classified as IGT for experimental grapes such as Pinot Bianco, Pinot Nero, Chardonnay and Cabernet. They also farm around 17ha of Olive groves most of which is organically cultivated.