Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi Rosso 1997

Red Blends from Southern Italy, Italy

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Item No. 13833

Winemaker's Notes

Lacryma Christi Red is a dry, full bodied wine made from 100% Piedirosso grapes. This grape, whose name means red feet, is grown in the area of the volcano Vesuvius, in a soil rich in ash. Aged for six months in barrique, Lacryma Christi red is dark ruby in colour with hints of fruit, violets and ground pepper. Its texture is rich and smooth, with a velvety and dry taste. It is well matched with red meats, roast or game.

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