Definitions

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  • n. a dry white Italian wine made from Verdicchio grapes
  • n. a variety of white wine grape grown in Italy

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Examples

  • (The Verdicchio was a fragrant, peachy smelling white.

    Express Milwaukee

  • The Verdicchio was either oxidized and/or over the hill.

    Sasha Smith

  • There are plenty of Italian white wines with a bitter and often slightly nutty or spicy note as well, including Falanghina and Greco di Tufo, both grapes grown in Campania; Verdicchio, from the Marche region; and Vermentino, a sprightly white grown all over the coastal regions of Italy.

    The World's Best Food Wines

  • Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal 2009 Azienda Agricola Bucci Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore, $20 The Bucci name is highly regarded in the Marche, and for good reason when they turn out as lovely a wine as this Verdicchio from the vaunted Castelli di Jesi region.

    The World's Best Food Wines

  • Wines like Sauvignon Blanc (from all over the world) and Italian whites like Vermentino, Verdicchio and Arneis fall into this category, as well as Alabarinos from Spain and Chablis from France.

    Finding the Words for Wine

  • I find that most Italian whites are dry in contrast to sweet but differ in body, e.g., Soave has more body than Verdicchio, etc.

    Pinot Bianco from the Alto Adige

  • Your TNs of the PB sound similar to other light white wines from Italy, e.g., Pinot Grigio, Verdicchio, etc.

    Pinot Bianco from the Alto Adige

  • Le Marche has two main regions that produce wines made with the Verdicchio grape: Castelli di Jesi which is much better known and Matelica.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Here the producer, Laila, has taken the indigenous grape, Verdicchio, and made a delectable wine that shows off its intensely perfumed, floral characteristics to fine advantage.

    30 Italian Wines Under $30 ...

  • "Come Tuesday, we'll have beer with the pasta, then Frascati or Verdicchio or the Umbrian Casale with ... with what?"

    Noble House

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