DE FALCO LACRYMA CHRISTI DEL VESUVIO BIANCO
A golden yellow color and a well-defined aroma of almonds, white florals and spice. Dry and well-balanced on the palate, there is an elegant minerality that leads to a long, dry finish a smooth integration of acidity and tannins.
- Region: Campania
- Sub-Region: Vesuvio DOC
- Varietal: Coda di Volpe (100%)
- Soil: Tuffaceous Volcanic Clay
- Altitude: 500 meters
- Alcohol: 13%
Production Notes: Picked by hand in boxes, it is softly pressed and fermented cold at a controlled temperature in steel.
Tasting Notes: A golden yellow color and a well-defined aroma of almonds, white florals and spice. Dry and well-balanced on the palate, there is an elegant minerality that leads to a long, dry finish a smooth integration of acidity and tannins.
Pairings: A perfect aperitif wine with shellfish, the Coda di Volpe grape can go from Caprese Salad and Pesce all’Acqua Pazza, Spaghetti con le vongole and Pizza Napoletana are also work well with this mineral-driven white from the southern Italian region of Campania.
About Coda di Volpe: Coda di Volpe means “tail of the fox”, and is in reference to the variety’s long bunches of grapes, which resemble a fox’s bushy tail. Coda di Volpe grapes are golden-yellow in color, as is the wine they make.Coda di Volpe’s aromatic profile leans towards the fruity, citrus and sometimes even slightly tropical and spicy. Not particularly high in acidity, it is one of the reasons that it has done so well in Vesuvius’
About De Falco: Established inside the boundaries of the Vesuvius National Park, De Falco has been producing small quantities and mighty expressions of the classic DOC and DOCG varietals of Campania for generations. Soils rich in volcanic tufa and ocean influences of the nearby Tyrrhenian Sea have been the hallmark of the wines of De Falco, where patriarch Angelo De Falco and now son Gabriele share their passion for producing wines with a truly unique sense of place.