Wine Detail

Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Rosso

Wine name:Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio Rosso

Appellation:LACRIMA CHRISTI DEL VESUVIO DOC

Zone:Boscotrecase sul Vesuvio

Vineyard extension (hectares):10

Blend:60% Piedirosso 40% Aglianico

Vineyard age (year of planting):Aglianico 1994 Piedirosso 1994

Soil Type:Of volcanic origin, rich in minerals

Exposure:South-West

Colour:Ruby red tending to garnet

Nose:Intense, fruity, raspberry, sweet spices

Flavour:Fresh, soft, well structurated, quite tannic, good persistence

Serving temperature (°C):16-18

Match with:Pasta dishes, roasted chicken, medium aged cheeses

Average no. bottles/year:40,000

Grape yield per hectare tons:8

Vinification and ageing

Maceration on the skins in steel vats for 12 days, after 30 days of alcoholic fermentation the wine is racked in barriques where it matures for about 3 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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