||verdone, verdicchio dolce, verdicchio vero, marino, peloso, verzello, marchigiano, trebbiano verde, uva aminea, uva marana, verdicchio giallo, verdicchio stretto, verdicchio peloso.
||The first decade of October.
||Inconstant, often poor.
|Areas of cultivation
||It is widespread especially in the Marche, namely in the Esino valley, and marginally in Umbria.
||In the Marches there is a time immemorial, and probably in its most important land, the one referring to the area of Jesi, the vine was raised already in the 7th century BC. This hypothesis would be suggested by the name, which should derive from the viridic and viridis Latin to indicate the beautiful green veins of the wines produced by this vine. It is very similar to the Trebbiano of Soave and the Trebbiano of Lugana, so much so that it is also indicated with these synonyms and probably they can observe coincidence characteristics. In recent years, the DNA test has confirmed these equality and this opens the door to another hypothesis about its origin. It seems that in 1400 due to a pestilent epidemic in the countryside of the present province of Verona, there was the displacement of many Venetian peasants to the Jesi area, with the import of some cuttings of vines now traceable such as Trebbiano Cultivated in the Soave and Lugana areas. Time would then modify and adapt these screws giving it the current characteristics, albeit similar to its alleged ancestors. Traces of this vine are also found in the Trebbiano Verde used in Lazio around Rome, in the Castelli Romani area, probably due to the close connection that for centuries has seen the Marche and the people joined in the Pontifical State and in many links of noble blood. The crisis of the phylloxera of the eighteenth century however confined the Verdicchio almost exclusively to the Marches and to some areas of Sardinia, and the extensive cultivations that characterized the center of Italy were considerably reduced, although still an important reality.
||Leaf: medium large, small, orbicular or pentagonal, trilobata or quinquelobata; Ellipsoid petiole breast, closed and with margins even overlapping, deep; Upper side ellipsoidal, semi-closed and even superimposed, moderately deep; Lateral lateral sinuses missing or V, open, shallow. Top of green color loaded, almost dark, bulging; Bottom page of pale green, cotone; Flat or slightly wavy flap; Central and lateral lobes revolving or wavy, corner at the top of the central or near lobe. Main nerves on the bottom page of green, spotted. Medium to regular dentition, in 1 or 2 series, with nearly large teeth, straight or slightly curved, wide-base edges.
Bunch: medium or nearly large, tight or semi-tight, conical or cylindrical-conical and sometimes winged and pyramidal; Rays of green or lightly browned in color; Medium length and thickness peduncle, herbaceous or semi-woody.
Acino: medium size, round, sometimes slightly subordinate due to the excessive compactness of the cluster; Regular, circular cross section; Thin, consistent skin, with a greenish-yellowish, medium-pronged color; Navel on average; Melted or almost soft pulp, of simple flavor and sugary; Medium-length, slightly slim, green-colored pedicle; Low verrucous, medium-sized and greenish look; Medium and amber color brush; Separation of the acinar from the pedestal difficult.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||From the white verdicchio comes a straw-yellow wine with greenish reflections, with intense, fine fruity, fruity, floral and vegetable scent, in which pleasant citrus notes are recognized, but if it is aged it acquires a remarkable olfactory complexity. The taste expresses a pleasant texture based on fresh and sapphen notes, well balanced with the softness qualities, with good taste-olfactory persistence. With this grape you also get good sparkling wines.
||Resistance to meteoric adversities: mean; Both the leaves as the bunches have little resistance to the mildew and especially to the oj, the grapes have average and sometimes poor resistance to rot, especially in wet vintages and lowland plains.