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White Wine Lacryma Christi from Vesuvio DOC - Mastroberardino - White Wines

White Wine Lacryma Christi from Vesuvio DOC

Straw yellow colored wine with hints of fruit and licorice with a fresh, structured and mineral flavor.

The product represents an excellence of the territory certified 100% Made in Italy.

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Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco DOC
Wine with a prestigious name and an origin that is lost in legend: God wept when he found a strip of sky stolen by Lucifer in the Gulf of Naples and, where his tears fell, the vine of Lacryma Christi was born. Given the extraordinary nature of the area, very rich in ash mixed with lava and lapilli, between which the vine climbs with difficulty, it is not possible to ignore so much force of nature in the expression of aromas and flavors.
Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOC White
Caprettone (or Vesuvius Foxtail) 100%
The Vesuvian area is characterized by volcanic, loose soils, very rich in minerals and well drained. The exposure is mainly to the south-east, with an altitude of 170 m. s.l.m. The planting density is about 2,500 vines / ha and the training systems are the radial and espalier with guyot pruning.
On average 20 years
First half of October, manual harvest.
Classic white vinification in steel tanks (about 20 days) at a controlled temperature (16C ° -18C ° C). Refinement in the bottle for a few months.

Straw yellow
scent of fruit and licorice
fresh, structured and mineral flavor
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The Mastroberardino family has lived in the socio-cultural context of wine for over two centuries, based on the most reliable historical reconstructions.

The first traces of its presence in Irpinia date back to the Bourbon land registry, in the mid-eighteenth century, when the family chose the village of Atripalda as its headquarters, where the ancient cellars are still located, and from there originated a lineage that linked indissolubly their fate to the cult of wine.

Ten generations, since then, have led the family business, amidst ups and downs, as always happens in the stories of family businesses of more ancient origin.The family estates are located in Irpinia, cradle of three DOCGs: Greco di Tufo, Fiano di Avellino and Taurasi, distributed in the various areas of the territory with the aim of preserving their identity and ensuring their protection.

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