Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico Superiore 2018 “Eos” – Vignamatoby Valentino Minotti
ORGANOLEPTIC EXAMINATION: straw-yellow color with green reflections. Intense, persistent, delicate, fruity bouquet with floral notes. On the palate the flavor is full-bodied, fruity, fresh and with a slightly bitter aftertaste.
The Verdicchio Eos Vignamato is made of 100% of Verdicchio grapes. The vineyards of provenience to produce the Verdicchio Eos Vignamato are located on the hills of the castles of Jesi (San Paolo di Jesi), in the Marche region, in the most ancient area defined as Classico; with an altitude of 250 meters above the sea level, the vineyards have a south-east exposure. The harvest is manual in boxes from the middle to the end of September and then the grapes go under soft pressing, protected from oxygen. The wine ferment in steel and mature for 3 months before bottling. The Verdicchio is aged for 2 months before release.
The origins of the Vignamato farm date back to the late 1940s when Umberto Ceci bought a small plot of land in S. Paolo di Jesi in the Contrada Battinebbia dedicated to the production of Verdicchio grapes. At the beginning of the ’50s the land was assigned to Amato and his wife Maria, passionate winemakers and in the farmhouse of the farm bought started the production and marketing of the wines produced.
Their experience and the great passion for the vineyards, cared for to guarantee the best quality of the grapes for its wines, involve in this project the son Maurizio and his wife Serenella. Convinced that in order to grow and improve we must be open to change, in 1992 they create a new production project: “Vignamato”. The company accelerates the pace on the road of extreme quality, in a project that focuses on the care of the details giving rise to choices that pursue increasingly advanced objectives in an exemplary symbiosis between the best traditions and the most modern technologies.
Thanks to the use of state-of-the-art equipment, innovative technologies and the practice of an eco-compatible agriculture, the Vignamato Agricultural Company today also “Fattoria Didattica” has developed a production distinguished by high-quality wines, without ever abandoning its origins and strong roots in traditions. And for the future? Alessandra and Andrea have already joined the company, Francesco is doing a full immersion in the family business.
The winery is technologically advanced to enhance the characteristics of the typical vines of our territory. Small tanks to keep separate the different types of product obtained depending on the characteristics of each individual vineyard (altitude, exposure, nature of the soil, clone, form of rearing, grape harvesting, etc.).