LACRIMA DI MORRO D’ALBA DOC

VINE:

Lacrima. May contain Montepulciano and Verdicchio grape varieties, combined or singly, in amounts of no more than 15%

CATEGORY:

D.O.C. – Denominazione di Origine Controllata (Registered Designation of Origin).

AREA OF ORIGIN:

This includes a very small area in the province of Ancona, north of the River Esino, including 6 municipalities: Morro d’Alba (from which it takes it name), Monte S. Vito, Belvedere Ostrense, Ostram Senigallia (not including valley bottoms and the slopes overlooking).

APPEARANCE:

Deep ruby red colour with hints of purple in the first period.

AROMA:

Pleasant, intense, persistent and fruity bouquet. Hints of red and woodland berry fruits.

TASTE:

Pleasantly dry, flavoursome wine with a characteristic softness on the palate.

ALCOHOL CONTENT:

Min. 12,5% vol.

SERVING TEMPERATURE:

18° – 20°

SERVE WITH:

An excellent wine to serve with meat, charcuterie, cheeses and strong pasta dishes. Also an optimum wine to conclude a meal.

PERFECT AGE:

Usually drunk while young (lively aroma and flavour). Can also be moderately age (laid down for 2-3 years) for an aroma and flavour that takes on floral hints of broom, heather and blueberry.