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Red Superior Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC

Red Superior Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC


Vintage: 2021

Appellation: DOC Denomination of Origin Controlled

Type: Red

Alcohol: 13,50%

Bottle size: 0,75l

Grape Variety: Piedirosso 100%

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: 6500kg

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 12 months in large barrels and 6 months in bottle

Transformation yield: less than 65%

Alcohol and Acidity content: Alcohol 13,5%, Total Acidity 5,30 – 5,50



Color: Deep Ruby Red

Bouquet: Prunes, wild Mediterranean herbs, mineral nuances

Taste: intense, salty with a long finish

Serving Temperature: 16-18° C

Pairing Suggestions: To be paired with typical Neapolitan recipies such as spaghetti, olive and capers, Luciana, little octopuses, meatballs with tomato sauge