Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco

  • Grapes: Falanghina 20%, Caprettone 80%
  • Production Area: Monte Somma production area
  • Exposure and Altitude: Mountainous terrain facing south
  • Soil Type: Volcanic sandy soil with the presence of pumice stone and lapilli
  • Training System: Espalier with Guyot pruning
  • Planting Density: 3000 vines per hectare
  • Yield per Grape (Kg/ha): 6000
  • Harvest Period: Second and third decades of October
  • Winemaking Techniques: Destemming of the grapes, followed by static decantation for 24 hours; subsequently, only the free-run juice is fermented at controlled temperature.
  • Aging: 3 months on fine lees with batonnage, followed by bottling and further aging in the bottle.
  • Organoleptic Characteristics: Straw yellow color with notes of white fruit (peach, apple, apricot) and floral hints of broom on the nose. The taste is fresh, savory, vibrant, with a finish characterized by long acidity and persistence.
  • Alcohol Content (% by Volume): 12/13
  • Pairings: Ideal with seafood/land appetizers, delicate first courses, fish, medium-aged cheeses, and buffalo mozzarella.

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