Lacrima is the indigenous deep black grape that exemplifies the Marches wine region; there are historic records documenting that the grape has been harvested in the narrow district which today makes up the center of Morro d'Alba since medieval times.
Wine Name: Lacrima di Morro d'Alba D.O.C.
First Year of Production: 1991
Number of Bottles Approx. 80.000 (750 ml)
Grapes: LACRIMA 100%
Sun Exposition and Altitude: South-east; 180/220 m.s.l.m.
Soil Composition Medium texture tending to clay.
Training Technique Guyot
Average Age of Vines 10/14 years
Yield per Hectare 9 tons
Harvest Time When physiologically mature
Fermentation In stainless steel 8-10 ton tanks
Duration of Fermentation and Maceration 8/14 days
Fining Brief fining in bottle
Alcohol Content 13%
Appearance: reddish purple with violet nuances.
Bouquet: intense fragrance, redolent of raspberry jam.
Flavour: fresh, soft and balanced; intensely fruity and persistent on the palate.
Serving temperature: 16/18 °C.
Longevity and methods of storage:
2-3 years if stored correctly, away from sunlight, at cool and constant temperatures.