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White Lacryma Christi of Vesuvius d.o.c.

 
 

"Torna 'a Surriento"

 

Music and wine, excellent shadow of Vesuvius.

Colour: nearly intense yellow straw coloured, with goldish reflexes.

Perfume: pleasantly vinous, intense perfume that reminds of the vesuvio genista, with fruity smells that go from quince ripe apple , to pineapple, bananaand yellow peach.

Taste: dryand slightlyacidulous, well structured, with a persistent flowery-fruityaroma.

Species of vines: white coda di volpe, and verdeca ( min 80 %), falanghinaand greco (max 20 %).

Alcoholic strenght: min. 13 % vol.

Production: max 100 quintals /ha, with no more than 65 % yield.

Sampling: lacryma christi vesuvio should be served at 10/12° C

Using: average size glasses.

Combinings: even if this wine has got 13 % alcoholic strength, its delicate taste makes it agreeable with clams saute', fish soup, shellfish, vegetables, fresh cheese , “mussel seasoned with pepper” and ricotta pie.