LACRYMA CHRISTI RED WINE FROM VESUVIUS D.O.C. 75cl - VINICOLA SANNINO

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Appreciated and famous all over the world, this deep ruby colored wine presents violet hues and fragrance reminiscent of violets and flowers of violets, which are accompanied by notes of liquorice and fine woods.

Food match: it is indicated when eating tasty dishes, elaborate red meats and seasoned cheeses.

Size: bottle 75 cl

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According to the legend, the name of the “Lacryma Christi” wine comes from the tears shed by Jesus when it is said that Lucifer stole a little piece of Paradise and forged the Gulf of Naples. Therefore Jesus’ tears made the land so precious and a perfect place for great noble vines. The “Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio rosso” is a great quality wine; it is made from “Piedirosso” and “Aglianico” vines, cultivated on the slopes of the volcano. It has a gratifying taste, a full body and smoothness.

Classification: DOC red

Type of grape: 80% Piedirosso and 20% Aglianico

Soil features: volcanic

Cultivation system: espalier

Harvest period: Mid-October

Yield per hectare: 80 quintals

Vinification: soft pressing, maceration at controlled temperature.

Proof: 12,5%

Serving temperature: to be served at room temperature. It is suggested to open the bottle a couple of hours earlier.

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