Understanding italian wine. 3 wines to discover 1 region: Le Marche. Montepulciano (not to be confused with the homonymous Tuscan town where Vino Nobile is produced) and Sangiovese are the two grapes that are the basis of the Le Marche’s most recognized red DOCG wine, named Conero. The Conero Nature Park is a protected enviromental oasis of woodland and spectacular white cliffs plunging into the sea.

Conero Natural Park and the Rosso Conero DOC wine area
In a gentle hill landscape where the man’s action is shown by the geometry of the fields under crop, the neat vegetable gardens and the isolated farmhouses,the villages around Jesi, called “Castelli di Jesi” (Castles of Jesi) stand out because of the towered profile of their walls, which protect an incredible collection of works of art.Every church and every palace retains the traces of a noble pastbeauty of the places, where the beauty of the places matches with the sweetness of living

Le Marche region also produces a crisp and fresh white, named Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC and DOCG, which is an ideal match with seafood dishes  such as the traditional Brodetto, or cheeses such as pecorino. Last but not least there is the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG. This red sparkling wine is a 3 fermentation style wine made from rare italian grapes such as Vernaccia Nera.

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Serrapetrona

Serrapetrona village and Vernaccia Nera grapes

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