Fattoria San Lorenzo, 'Campo delle Oche' Verdicchio Marche IGT 2019
Italy / White

Fattoria San Lorenzo, 'Campo delle Oche' Verdicchio Marche IGT 2019

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

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Mineral

Fattoria San Lorenzo is currently in the hands of third generation winemaker Natalino Crognaletti. Known for his exceptionally ageworthy Verdicchios, he benefits from a family vineyard that has been gradually improved upon through careful replanting using the best adapted of their old Verdicchio clones. This work, done by his father and grandfather, the family's penchant for experimentation with extended lees aging in the cellar, and their close proximity to the Adriatic Sea (30 km) create an ideal situation for Natalino to craft wines among the highest quality in his appellation. 

 About the cuvee:

Campo delle Oche, or field of geese, is a nod to San Lorenzo's biodynamic farming, which utilizes animal grazing in the vineyards for pest control. This cuvee sees 30 months of lees aging in concrete and stainless steel tanks and an additional 6 months of bottle aging prior to release.

 

Country
Italy
Sub-Region
Marche IGT
Region
Marche
Varieties
Verdicchio
Farming
Certified organic and biodynamic
Soil
Clay over limestone
Winemaking
12 hour cold maceration, fermentation by native yeasts. Aged on lees in concrete and stainless steel for 30 months, followed by 6 months of bottle aging prior to release.