Le Marche is undoubtedly one of the most important wine regions in Italy, with 19 DOC and 5 DOCG wines.
Wine is the supreme drink in Le Marche region, so much so that it attracts numerous tourists from every part of the world just to sit around a table and enjoy a glass accompanied by a perfect panorama. The wine from Le Marche, whether it is white or red, is excellent at any time of day, from a family lunch to an aperitif with friends or a romantic dinner.
The choice is endless in Le Marche, and the wine list is full of perfumes, aromas and flavours and excellent quality-price trade off.
The 3 pillars of drinking in Le Marche
The colour of the Rosso Piceno
The Rosso Piceno is generally of an intense and deep red, with a great structure to be consumed two years after ageing in large and small casks, even if it is often further improved with additional ageing in the bottle.
A glass of this refined wine is perfect with many dishes, including grilled meat and particularly roast game with bay leaf. It is also ideal with cold meats, pecorino cheese and all mature cheeses.
Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva, the wine that comes from the sea
The Verdicchio is produced in the hills of the Macerata region close to Matelica. It is well recognised by its distinctive straw-yellow colour. It has an inebriating perfume and is generally full-bodied with a good structure.
This wine is very versatile, it can be consumed as an aperitif or combined with fish dishes with vegetables. It is an excellent accompaniment to fish soups, braised or baked fish. It is also good with white meats. It is a wine that is born in the hills but is shaped by the influence of the sea, given that the sea arrived that high many years ago. This has bestowed its special sapidity.
The fame of Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva
Verdicchio di Jesi is by far and wide the most famous in Le Marche region and it is undoubtedly one of the best Italian (and maybe international) white wines. The grapes are directly selected on the vine favouring the lots that the experience of the wine-grower has proven to be perfect for maturation.
Le Marche region enjoys a climate and a land that is perfect for the cultivation of vine and that over the centuries has permitted the selection of special strains and the creation of prized wines. Those visiting Le Marche can enjoy all of this in the bars, restaurants and wine bars or enjoy a unique experience sampling the wines in the many cellars of the wine-producing companies.