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Verdicchio

Syllabification: Ver·dic·chi·o
Pronunciation: /vərˈdēkēˌō
 
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Definition of Verdicchio in English:

noun

1A variety of white wine grape grown in the Marche region of Italy.
Example sentences
  • Like many central Italian white wines, Verdicchio was once fermented on its skins.
1.1A dry white wine made from the Verdicchio grape.
Example sentences
  • Moncaro's eminently drinkable Verdicchios have recently hit the shelves at Victoria Wine and Waitrose.
  • The four Verdicchios are all very individual interpretations of this high quality grape variety.
  • The best Verdicchios are produced around the area of Castelli di Jesi and are noted for acidity and a nutty flavor.

Origin

Italian, literally 'little green thing'; compare with Verdelho.

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