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Red Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC

Red Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC


Vintage: 2022

Appellation: DOC Denomination of Origin Controlled

Type: Red

Grape Variety: Piedirosso 100%

Alcohol: 12,50%

Bottle size: 0,75l

Production area: Trecase Municipality (National Park of Vesuvio)

Soil Type: Volcanic

Exposition: South, South-Ovest

Vineyard Setting: Declive 250/300 m SLM

Breeding Method: Espalier

Grape yield per hectare: 8000kg

Vineyard Planting Density: 4500 plants per hectare

Harvest: first decade of October, Hand picked and processed within two hours

Vinification Technique: Red fermentation at controlled temperature in steel tanks

Refining: Ages 6 month in large barrels and minimum 6 months in bottle

Transformation yield: less than 65%

Alcohol and Acidity Content: Alcohol 12,50%, Total Acidity 5,30 - 5,50



Color: Ruby red

Bouquet: Red cherry, red rose, mineral nuances

Taste: intense with a long finish

Serving Temperature: 14-16° C

Pairing Suggestions: Classic Neapolitan dishes, red and white meats, often chosen for fish dishes in a tomato sauce