Wine Detail

Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Rosato

Wine name:Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Rosato


Zone:Torre del Greco (Naples)

Vineyard extension (hectares):6

Blend:60% Piedirosso 30% Aglianico 10% sciascinoso

Vineyard age (year of planting):Aglianico 1980,1985 Piedirosso 1980,1985

Soil Type:Lava sand

Exposure:South, south-east

Colour:Intense pink

Nose:fruity with intense raspberry notes and with lighter strawberry notes

Flavour:fresh and lively

Serving temperature (°C):16-18

Match with:Drink this Rosato as an aperitif, with appetizers, it is a wine to be enjoyed on board of a boat, it is a good match with pizza.

Average no. bottles/year:18,000

Grape yield per hectare tons:6


The grapes are picked earlier than the grapes for the red wines.

Vinification and ageing

The Piedirosso and Aglianico clusters are pressed immediately, while a brief maceration with the skins of approximately 10 hours is carried out on the Sciascinoso grapes. The must then ferments for about 40 days at a controlled temperature of 12-15 degrees Celsius. The wine matures in steel for 60 days and is bottled at the beginning of March.

Wine Producer


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:

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


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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