One of Italy’s greatest white varieties. Verdicchio is genetically identical to Trebbiano di Soave, and both are nearly the same as Trebbiano di Lugana. If those varieties are combined, the total vineyard area is 3,521 ha (8,700 acres) with 64% in Marche, 20% in Lombardia, and 18% in Veneto. High acidity; ageworthy. Aromas & flavors: Floral, delicately fruity, almond. Best DOPs: Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG, Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva DOCG. The information below refers only to grapes that are identified as Verdicchio.