Umani Ronchi Villa Bianchi Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico 2010, Marche, Italy

2013-04-28 21.33.21

The mainstay grape of the Marche region in Central Italy, the Verdicchio white grape is quite similar to Trebbiano from Soave. The Villa Bianchi label is an affordable, high quality wine from Umani Ronchi. Pale straw colour (and some might say a tinge of green, ‘Verde’). Soft aromatics of lemon, green apple and hint of grated raw brasil nut. Dry, medium bodied wine, high acidity and 12% alc. Lovely balanced flavours of preserved lemon peel, pear and nut. A wine that can be enjoyed on its own, but have it with spinach and feta pasta bake, or mussel curry. Drink now – 2015. 91/100.

2011 vintage available from Dan Murphys for AUD$22.

Advertisements

About simplepalatesseriously

I am a neuroscience researcher in Melbourne, Australia with a keen interest in wines of the world.
This entry was posted in Daily happenings, Italy, Wines from other countries and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s