Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso 2014

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SKU 29291

750ml

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Intense ruby-red in color, aromas of cherries and red fruit underscore notes of plums, raspberries, and black pepper. Refined tannins and good acidity make this wine rich without being overpowering. Pair this wine with spaghetti and meatballs, Bolognese sauce, pizza Margherita, and even grilled swordfish.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Campania
Appellation Vesuvio
Brand Mastroberardino
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
  • wa88

Wine AdvocatePiedirosso is Campania's answer to Pinot Noir and the 2014 Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso does a good job of making this point. The wine opens to a pretty ruby color and big fruit intensity with wild berries, cassis and blueberry. Winemaking for the red Lacryma Christi del Vesuvius does not differ much from winemaking for the white version of the wine. Piedirosso is the opposite of Aglianico thanks to softer tannins and less extract. These grapes thrive in black volcanic soils and the heat that reflects off the vineyard topsoil fuels most of the fruit ripening.

Monica Larner, 2015
  • ws86

Wine SpectatorThis is light and crisp, a smoky red with grilled plum, cherry and dried herb notes. Balanced. Drink now. 6,750 cases made.

Alison Napjus, 2016

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