Il Coroncino is an elegant, pervasive, prototypical Verdicchio, true to its grape and terroir, with a high and ethereal profile. It embodies the energy of Verdicchio grapes in an agile and bright tension. White flowers, citrus notes with a bitter-almond finale.
All our white grape vineyards are registered in the Castelli di Jesi DOC register. About 3% of these are Trebbiano and Biancame grape, the rest is Verdicchio. In a few of our vineyards, the graftings came from an older Gaiospino vineyard as well as another one from the 1900s. Some of our vineyards are from the 1970s, their vines grafted via selection massale with cuttings from small local nurseries. We harvest our grapes at peak maturity - when they are ripe and delicious. We never harvest early for the sake of acidity - the grapes tell us when they are ready.
This wine is made from a selection of grapes from the Coroncino and Cerrete vineyards, which are situated on the hill where our cellar is built, overlooking views of the sea. The two sites are both predominantly clay-based, with medium-textured soil and are at an altitude of 420m at Coroncino and 300m at Cerrete. The latter is 28 years old and has a planting density of 3960 vines/ha. Coroncino has 1.3 Ha at the same density, planted 7 years ago, plus half a hectare of 44-year-old vines with a density of 1666 vines/ha.
Harvesting, pressing and fermentation techniques follow the same procedure as for our other grapes (cement and stainless steel), but without the use of oak barrels.