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Verdicchio di Matelica

DOC area for white wine in the Italian Marche region. The zone covers about 300 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Cerreto d'Esi and Fabriano in the province of Ancona, and the municipalities of Camerino, Castelraimondo, Esanatoglia, Gagliole, Matelica and Pioraco in the province of Macerata. In addition, certain locations or Vigna can be indicated on the label. These are Cambrugiano, Colferraio, La Monacesca, La Valle, Mistriano, Sainale, Santa Teresola, Valbona and Vinano (Matelica), Collamato (Fabriano), and Del Cerro, Fogliano and San Leopardo (Cerreto d'Esi).

The green-yellow wine is made from Verdicchio Bianco (85%) and other authorised varieties (max. 15%). Furthermore there is a Passito and a Spumante. The version Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva was classified as DOCG in 2010. Other Verdicchio areas in Marche are Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva (DOCG) and Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi (DOC).

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