Wine Details

Santa Barbara Back to Basics Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC (Biological)

The name of this wine, Back to Basics, perfectly sums up the philosophy of this Verdicchio, produced with 100% organically grown grapes and vinified and refined only in stainless steel, allowing for a pure expression of this typical variety. Aromas of flowers and ripe stone fruits alternate in a sort of perfumed dance, aromatic herbs joining in as well. A medium-structured wine reveals a perfect balance between sapidity and freshness and a citrus finish. Pairs perfectly with first dishes, vegetable sauces and fish.

Region:

Producer:

Santa Barbara

Varietal:

100% Organic Verdicchio

Yield:

10,000 kg/ha

Aging:

Refining on the lees until bottling; no decanting and unfiltered

Alcohol content:

14%

Age of vines:

25-40 years

pH level:

3.45

Acidity:

5.4 g/l

Production:

13,000 bottles

Soil:

Clay, northwest exposure

Training:

Cordon spur

Average altitude:

260 meters (853 feet) a.s.l.

Vinification:

Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel with indigenous yeasts and maceration on the lees

Harvest:

End of September, by hand

Recent press reviews

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Santa Barbara Back to Basics Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC (Biological) 2018

James Suckling (90)- "A juicy, apple and pear style with limes building into the palate. Decent freshness. Drink now. "

92

Santa Barbara Back to Basics Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC (Biological) 2016

James Suckling (92)- "Some bright, fresh herbs and apple character, making this a neat and fresh white with a smoothly crafted phenolic texture. Drink now. "