Wine Detail

Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Bianco

Wine name:Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Bianco

Appellation:LACRIMA CHRISTI DEL VESUVIO DOC

Zone:Boscotrecase sul Vesuvio

Vineyard extension (hectares):5

Blend:60% Caprettone 40% Falanghina

Vineyard age (year of planting):Caprettone 1994 Falanghina 1994

Soil Type:Volcanic rich in minerals

Exposure:South-West

Colour:Straw yellow

Nose:Fine, elegant, fruity, ripe exotic fruit, yellow flowers

Flavour:Dry, warm, quite soft, fresh, well structured, balanced, quite intense and persistent

Serving temperature (°C):12-14

Match with:Seafood, hors d'oeuvres, "risotto" with vegetables and Parmesan cheese

Average no. bottles/year:30,000

Grape yield per hectare tons:8

Vinification and ageing

After decanting at a low temperature, the must ferments for 30 days in steel vats with temperature control, maturation in stainless steel tanks for few months

Wine Producer

DE ANGELIS

Address:Via Marziale,14 80067 SORRENTO NA

Owner:De Angelis Family

Year of establishment:1936

Total annual production:300000

Total vineyard extension (hectares):6

Planted varietals and extension (hectares):1.8ha Aglianico 0.6ha Caprettone 1.5ha Falanghina 2.1ha Piedirosso

Vine training system:
Espalier

Cultivation method in the vineyard:the aisles (between the rows of vines) are tilled

Type of viticulture:integrated/sustainable

Harvest period:Second half of September

Agronomist:Angelo Valentino

Oenologist:Angelo Valentino

History

Located in one of the most beautiful areas of Campania, on the Sorrento bay, the Azienda Agricola De Angelis has been growing the ancient varietals introduced by the Greeks on the Vesuvius slopes for generations. High quality wines have been produced since 1936, when the estate was awarded the gold medal at the Antwerp fair

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