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Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso 2012

Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso 750ml 2012    
Sku: 1851742*

Tasting notes
Colour: Intense ruby red Nose: Full, with cherry, plum, raspberry and strawberry aromas supported by spiced pepper and clove Palate: Warming, well-structured and smooth, with refined tannins and a background of fruit and spice notes

Other text
A wine with a prestigious name and origins lost in legend, which entranced the great Voltaire in 1700. The grape is Piedirosso, mentioned by Pliny two thousand years ago. It is grown, in soil rich in ash, in the area surrounding Vesuvius. The fiery passion of the land finds direct expression in the wine, even after long aging.

Food pairing
A major wine, to be matched with well-flavoured dishes such as pasta or polenta with meat-based sauces; ideal for sophisticated red meats; an imaginative and surprising companion to grilled swordfish.

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Country: Italy
Region: Campania
Grape Varietal: Piedirosso
Type: Still wine
 
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