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Garofoli Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Podium 2012

Garofoli Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Podium 750ml 2012   
Sku: 1910297*

Established by Antonio Garofoli in 1871, the Garofoli estate is the oldest wine company in the Marche, Italy. His son Gioacchino continued his father’s work and founded Gioacchino Garofoli in 1901. He was succeeded by his sons, Dante and Franco, and they were both succeeded by Franco’s sons, Carlo and Gianfranco. In 2005, the family’s 5th generation began working at the winery, Carlo’s daughter, Beatrice and Gianfranco’s daughter and son, Caterina and Gianluca, The 123 acre estate is planted on limestone, clay and sand based soils of medium consistency in the comunes of Montecarotto (at Cupo delle Larne), Ancona (at Paterno and Piancarda) and Castelfidardo (at Acquaviva). The wines are made from estate grapes and those purchased from respected local growers. The whites are produced at Serra de Conti; the reds and the sparkling at Castelfidardo. The whites are matured in underground or temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The reds are aged in Slavonian oak casks or French oak barrels. Garofoli was among the first in Marche to use stainless steel tanks for fermentation and barriques for aging.

Tasting notes
Aromas of green apple, almond and lemon peel are balanced with flavors of citrus, marzipan and herbs.

Technical notes
Slightly overripe Verdicchio was gently crushed, cold settled and matured for 15 months in stainless steel tanks.

Food pairing
Consume within six years or for special vintages as much as 10 years, if properly laid down Food matches the wine makes a perfect accompaniment for imposing and elaborate fish dishes and preparations of poultry of all types flavoured with herbs. Serving temperature 12 - 14 C (54 57 F)

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Country: Italy
Region: Marches
Sub-Region: Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jes
Grape Varietal: Verdicchio
Type: Still wine
 
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