Ian D'Agata's top 10 Verdicchios

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With origins dating back to Roman times, it may seem odd that Verdicchio wines have only recently realised their full potential. Ian D'Agata selects 10 of his favourites...
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Montecappone, Utopia, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Riserva 2009

Montecappone, Utopia, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Riserva 2009
Owner Gianluca Mirizz and brother Alessandro are among the most knowledgeable Verdicchio men around, and this is another great wine made with consultant Lorenzo Landi. Big, Sauvignon-like aromas and flavours. Green fig and winter melon, plus almonds and hazelnuts. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £24.40 Colasanti
Drink 2013–2016
Alc 13.5%