Lacrima di Morro d’Alba
It includes a rather small territory within the Ancona province up to the
north of the Esino River, and it includes 6 councils: Morro d'Alba, Monte
San Vito, San Marcello, Belvedere Ostrense, Ostra and Senigallia. The base
of the valleys and the slopes of the Senigallia hills facing the sea, are
not included in this area.
It is obtained from Lacrima grapes. Up to a max. of 15% of non aromatic
red grapes that have been authorized and recommended for the Ancona
province may be used, jointly or indiviudally.
Appearence: it is deep ruby red, with purplish tones during its
Scent: pleasant, fruity, intense and persistent. It is reminiscent
of red fruit and of the woods.
Flavour: it is a pleasing, dry, smooth, palatable, very
Alcohol content: min. 11°C. Passito is a least 15°C.
There is a tendancy to drink it when it is young, when its bouquet and
characteristics taste are more vivid. It may be left to age for 2 to
3 years giving it a floral and fruity bouquet and taste of broom,
arbustus health and bilberry. It is a wine with high qualities.
The delicate and pleasant structure of this wine allows it to be coupled
with dishes dressed with red sauces or ragù, traditional regional dishes
of marinated fish, antipastas, roasted fish basted with it, and white meat
dishes. If it has been left to mature in oak barrels, it will go well with
most main courses. "Lacrima" is a sweet frizzy type of wine and
it is also an excellent after dinnes wine.
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