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Verdicchio  wine variety

This is an old white wine variety from Veneto, more correctly called Verdicchio Bianco, which has many synonyms including the word 'Trebbiano'.  Trebbiano is in fact a separate variety.

Verdicchio grapesBy tongeron91 - Flickr: grappe de Verdicchio (Marche -Italie), CC BY-SA 2.0

This variety is used in a number of DOC areas of Italy especially in the region of Marche, but it is widespread , under a number of Aliases throughout northern and  Central Italy and the island of Sardinia.

*You can learn about Italian wine regions with this Digital wine map of Italy

The high acidity is valued to add crispness in many blended wines, and it is used for sparkling wines as well. 

Verdicchio is sometimes used as a minor component in the popular Soave dry white wines, the dominant variety being Garganega.

Australian Producers

Just  a few Australian producers of this variety, hence it is discussed in the Rare Ozzies Project.

  • Chalmers Heathcote
  • Dell'uva Wines  Barossa Valley
  • Fighting Gully Road Beechworth
  • Mount Towrong Macedon Ranges
  • Parish Hill Wines Adelaide Hills
  • Pizzini Wines King Valley
Updated 26 April 2021

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