Grapes: Ribona (also called Maceratino) is a rare grape variety grow only in the province of Macerata
Vineyard: About 2 hectares, facing northeast; the vines, averanging 25 year old, are planted in sandy-clay soil and trained to the Guyot system.
Harver: The grapes are hand-picked in early September
Vinification: Low temperature maceration of whole grapes for at least 12 hours, then, after a gentle pressing, the must ferments in stainless steel fermeters at a controlled temperature.
Note: This wine is produced with Ribona grapes, a rare variety that is also called Maceratino, because it is almost exclusively grow in the province of Macerata. It is a crisp anf full-flavoured wine, characterized by the intense fragrances typical of this grape variery, intensified by the cryomaceration of grapes before fermentation. Verdicchio Marino (Sea Verdicchio) is another name for Ribona, which is perfedt with both traditional and creative fish dishes of the Adriatic coast.