Wine Feudi di San Gregorio, "Lacryma Christi" Rossо, Vesuvio DOC, 2015
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Reviews of purchase Feudi di San Gregorio, "Lacryma Christi" Rossо, Vesuvio DOC, 2015
Wine cherry color.
The taste of wine is soft, beverage, juicy, with bright acidity and flexible tannins.
The aroma of wine guessed notes of wild cherry, raspberry, pepper nuances of resin and graphite.
The wine is in harmony with grilled meat and barbecue dishes, served with stewed meat, pasta and risotto. Recommended in combination with creamy cheeses.
"Lacrima Christi" del Vesuvio - this wine, famous all over the world. Initially they were produced by the monks of the monasteries that are located on the slopes of Vesuvius, and then - the Jesuits. The fame of this wonderful corner of the world and its wines, has created many myths and legends. They say: "God is reflected in the Gulf of Naples. When the cover was torn sky, during the fall of Lucifer into the underworld, God wept. And in those places where his divine tears fell origin of life in the form of vines."
Grapes for wine "Lacrima Christi" Russia has grown on the slopes of one of the largest volcanoes in Europe. Top autochthonous varieties - Pedirosso and Aglianico - gave birth to red wine "Lacryma Cristi". Fermentation and fruit maceration took place in stainless steel tanks for 2-3 weeks at a controlled temperature of 16-18 ° C. Extract of wine in stainless steel tanks lasted 4 months.
After a cold, snowy winter, spring 2013 also did not indulge heat. Rain and cool weather detained vegetative period and led to a decrease in the grape harvest. Progress in the growth stage of the vines began in mid-June. August began with a temperature difference: hot days interspersed with cool nights, it was important for the natural accumulation of aromatic compounds in berries, and it is fundamental for high quality wines. Thanks to the excellent harvest wine "Lacrima Christi" Russia 2013 has the softness, juiciness, bright acidity and rich aroma.
Founded in 1986, the winery Feudi di San Gregorio has become a symbol of rebirth wines of southern Italy and the culture of drinking in general. Keeping traditions, farming is constantly in search of new terroirs beautiful, new grape varieties, improved methods of winemaking. Feudi di San Gregorio appreciate autochthonous varieties of southern Italy, such as Aglianico, Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo, investing in land and centuries-old traditions of viticulture Irpinia, giving the future a unique natural heritage area. Irpinia - a land of ancient traditions of winemaking, vineyards here peacefully coexist with fruit trees, forests, olive groves and fragrant herbs. In other words, the vines in Irpinia always been part of life in the region.
Initially, vineyards Feudi di San Gregorio were in Sorbo Serpico, which to this day is a winery management. But gradually joined plots in Tufo, Santa Paolina and Taurasi, lying on the hills at an altitude of 350 to 700 meters above sea level. At present, the area of vineyards increased from 30 to 300 hectares. In addition to the areas in Campania, the farm has a beautiful vineyards in Puglia and Basilicata. In 2004 was built another building of the winery, which is the result of a research project aimed at bringing together the depth of tradition and modern approaches to the production of wines.