Ergo Sum 2016 Verdicchio Castelli di Jesi DOCG Reserve Class. Mirizzi
Ergo Sum is a wine produced in a small parcel of the Heroic Monte Roberto vineyard. It is a CRU coming from a vineyard facing north and cultivated under an organic regime. Slightly early harvest, vinification in the cellar carried out with traditional methods and aging for 5 long years, one of which in the Nomblot concrete egg and 4 in the bottle. A definitive Verdicchio with further and long aging possibilities, but immediately extremely enjoyable.
Ergo Sum 2016 Verdicchio Castelli di Jesi DOCG Reserve Class.
Production area: Castelli di Jesi – Municipality of Monte Roberto
Vine variety: Verdicchio in purity
Soil: Yellow sandstone marl with a sandy consistency
Vineyard slope: 45%
Upbringing system: Guyot
Plants per hectare: 2,400
Yield per plant: 3.5 Kg
Wine making: Manual harvesting, selection of the smallest bunches, delicate pressing and racking for natural sedimentation. Slow fermentation at controlled temperature, aging for 12 months in concrete on its own fine yeasts and a further 48 months in the bottle before being marketed.
Alcohol degree: 14-15% vol variable with the vintage
Net dry extract: 23-25 gr/l variable with the vintage
Color: straw yellow
Bouquet: opens with elegant aromas of lily and broom that intersect with the aromas of saffron and yellow plum. The aroma of petroleum is already present and defined.
Taste: On the palate this wine is soft and powerful, with a vigorous and lively acidity, which however leaves a refined taste in the mouth, integrating the mineral notes in an ideal way. The aftertaste is soft and elegant, making every sip irresistible.
Serving temperature: 12 °-14 ° C
Pairings: stockfish of Ancona.
Since 2015 another company has entered our stable, it is the Mirizzi company, 5 hectares of vineyards and some centuries old olive trees, Rosciola variety. The vineyards and olive groves, conducted in organic farming, are located in the municipality of Monte Roberto at 300 meters above sea level, which for their great slope have obtained the official recognition of Heroic Viticulture from Cervim.
The land on which the vineyards are located are situated on a steeply sloping hill, with exposures ranging from east to west. The grapes are harvested when ripe and healthy, vinified in a very traditional way, in the historic Montecappone winery in Jesi.