Updated: Oct 10, 2019
When it comes to wine in Le Marche region, the choice is endless. You need to select yours from the variety of perfumes, aromas and flavours. We have ranked for you the top 5 DOCG (Checked and Guaranteed Origin) you can start with!
Le Marche boasts a series of wines of unquestionable quality and excellent quality-price trade off. The endless selection of whites and reds is mainly due to the structure of the region and its largely hilly and sometimes mountainous land. These factors are perfect for the production of wine-producing grape. Le Marche also benefits from its vicinity to the Adriatic Sea that impacts the micro-climatic characteristics and so the cultivated grapes.
With around 24,000 hectares of vine, the cultivation of the grapes is now one of the most important agricultural activities in the Le Marche region, placing it in the upper echelons of the Italian regions known renowned for wine production. Are you ready to discover the top wines of Le Marche? Let’s start!
Top Marche Wines
With production of around two million hectolitres of wine, mainly whites, Le Marche is undoubtedly one of the most important wine regions in Italy. It boasts no less than 19 DOC and 5 DOCG wines (Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva, Conero, Offida, Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva, Vernaccia di Serrapetrona).
What each province of the region offers in terms of wine?
Province of Pesaro: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Pesaresi (white and red) and Pergola.
Province of Ancona, you should fill your glass with the famous Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi and the Rosso Conero (both DOCG) or the particular Lacrima di Morro d’Alba.
Macerata region, you can sample Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, Verdicchio di Matelica, Esino (white and red), Terreni di San Severino, Colli Maceratesi (white and red) and the San Ginesio.
Ascoli Piceno, you can find some of the most interesting DOC wines of recent years such as Offida, Rosso Piceno and the Falerio dei Colli Ascolani.