Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco 2000

White Blends from Southern Italy, Italy

$21.99
Item No. 49974
  • white wine

Winemaker's Notes

The name derives from an ancient legend: God cried when He found a corner of paradise stolen by Lucifer and where His tears fell the vines of Lacryma Christi grew. Cultivated in the area at the foot of Mount Vesuvius where the land is fertile and rich in ash, the grapes of the old vine Coda di Volpe yield a wine with great character and depth. Lacryma Christi White can be aged for one to four years; it is a perfect companion for seafood, hors doeuvres and soups, as well as dishes that have cream, butter or other white sauces.

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