Wine Lacryma Christi Bianco del Vesuvio DOC 2009
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The wine is straw-yellow color.
This full-bodied wine has a well rounded and fruity taste with a pleasant acidity. Long aftertaste.
The wine has a scent with notes of citrus, pear and honey.
The wine is excellent pododet to fish on the grill, pasta, snacks or seafood risotto.
The name of this wine goes back to an old legend: he saw a particle of paradise, kidnapped by Lucifer, the Lord wept. At the spot where his tears fell, then rose vineyards Lacrima Christi.
The soil in this area is fertile, rich in ash. Vineyards have a south-eastern exposure, the average age of the vines - 20 years. The climate is temperate, the air is cooled periodically Mediterranean breeze. Crop harvested in early October, then subjected to classic white grape vinification vats in stainless steel at a controlled temperature. Wine is aged in the bottle for at least a month.
The result is a well-balanced white wine with mineral notes and aging potential from one year to four years.
Winemaking has a long tradition of the Campania region - they are engaged in here for more than three millennia. Perhaps the grapes grown here before the Etruscans, but definitely know that the tradition entrenched in the area with the arrival of the Greeks. The campaign is in the south of Italy, Mount Vesuvius, the one that destroyed Pompeii, towering over the region. Therefore, the wine-growing region in 1983 called Vesuvius.
Mastroberardino family that produces Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio, has long been part of the Italian winemaking tradition and culture. Today their production is based in Artipalda, heart of the wine region of Irpinia, where it is still preserved ancient wine cellars. According to sources, in the middle of the 18th century one of Berardino, get professional title of "Master" for the first time took up the wine. Since then, the family had already had 10 generations.