Between myth and history the excellent product of Vesuvius was born, Lacryma Christi

Among the hills of Vesuvius and the deep waters of the Gulf of Naples, the vines are planted from which one of the most famous Campania wine excellences originated, the Lacryma Christi wine.

The name of this wine, Made in Italy, is wrapped in intriguing and mysterious ancient legends.

One of the most widespread legends tells that the fallen angel, Lucifer, during his descent into hell, took away a piece of Heaven with him, unleashing a strong anger in Jesus, who as soon as he recognized the Gulf of Naples as part of Paradise. stolen, he cried copious tears from which the Lacryma Christi vineyards were born.

According to another legend based on historical sources, it is said that Bacchus "loved these hills more than the native hills of Nisa", praising not only the beauty of the area, but also the intoxicating taste of its nectar, the Lacryma Christi wine.

This excellent product guarantees enormous versatility according to the consumer's preferences, the Red ensures a strong and decisive flavor due to the Piedirosso vines, while the White provides a freshness and minerality due to the Coda di Volpe grapes, it is also said that the latter is due to the crystals released by the cooled lava that fertilize the soil giving the grapes this strong minerality.

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"Cratè" Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Wine

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