Bucci Verdicchio Classico Riserva “Villa Bucci” DOCG
100% Verdicchio. Intense, complex, persistent bouquet of apricot compote and spice; full body, exceptional, layered richness. The structure and concentration of a red wine, it should not be served too cold, and is best with a little time for decanting before consumed.
“The Bucci Philosophy is simple: ‘The craftsman must be different or die’”
Grapes: 100% Verdicchio
Vineyards: From four vineyards, Villa Bucci, Belluccio, Montefiore, Baldo, located near Castelli di Jesi
Altitude: 656-1,181 feet above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, mildly clayey terrain
Vine Training: Double Arch, guyot
Vine Age: 40-50 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Vine Yield: 2.2-3.1 tons per acre
Total Production: 20,000 bottles
Vinification Process: After harvest the grapes are soft-pressed and fermented at a controlled temperature. Only the free-run is employed.
Aging Process: The wine ages in Slavonian & French oak barrels (50 and 75 hl.), for six to eight months followed by bottle aging before it is released.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Winemaker: Giorgio Grai and Ampelio Bucci
Cellaring: Up to 6 Years
|Dimensions||13.8 × 10.8 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case