APPELLATION: Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOC Rosso
VARIETY: Piedirosso 100%
SOIL AND ESTATE: The characteristic of soils in the Vesuvian area of production is volcanic, loose, rich in mineral elements, well-drained. The exposure is mainly South-East on an average altitude of 170 m a.s.l.. The density of plantation is on average 2,500 vines/hectare and the plants are about 15 years old and trained with Arbour and espalier with Guyot pruning systems.
HARVEST PERIOD AND TYPOLOGIE: Half of October and manual harvest.
VINIFICATION AND REFINING: Classic red vinification in stainless tanks at controlled temperature.
Refines for at least 1 month in bottle before release.