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Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso, Mastroberardino, Vesuvio, Campania, Italy 2020

Vesuvio, Italy


Tasting Notes

This ruby red wine with legendary origins made from Piedirosso grapes has a bouquet full of cherry and plum aromas, supported by spicy notes of pepper, clove and mineral nuances. On the palate the wine feels warm, juicy and well-structured with smooth fine tannins on the finnish.

Food Matches

Pasta with meat sauces, Mushrooms and truffle dishes & Pizza

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2020

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country Italy

Region Vesuvio

Grower Name Mastroberardino

Grape Variety Piedirosso

ABV 12.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan





Mastroberardino is one of the leading wineries and wine families in all of Italy, in terms of production, market impact, and innovation. The family’s storied history dates back to the early 18th century. As one of Italy’s top winemaking estates, it holds a proud place in Italy’s viticultural history as a guardian and protector of indigenous grapes of Southern… Read More

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Piedirosso, said to be named after the resemblance of its red stalks to pigeon feet, is the second most planted black-skinned grape variety of Campania. Wines from this grape are often marked by distinct herbal notes, but have the potential to be generously fruity with a gentle, floral spice. Even though pure varietal wines exist, it is most commonly used in blends with… Read More

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