Villa dei Misteri, Rosso Pompeiano IGT, Mastroberardino
Villa dei Misteri, Rosso Pompeiano IGT, Mastroberardino
Ruby red in colour. Scents of ripe plum, strawberry and cherry followed by secondary aromas of spicy pepper and cinnamon. Medium bodied to taste. Well balanced with a pleasant hint of black cherry.

Country and Region: Italy,Campania

Classification: Rosso Pompeiano IGT

Producer: Mastroberardino

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Piedirosso | Sciascinoso

Vinification: 90% Piedirosso & 10% Sciascinoso. Naturally the soils on the archeological site of Pompeii are volcanic with a sandy texture. The exposure is mainly directly South at an altitude of 50 metres a.s.l. The vines are trained with a 'Vigna a Palo', according to the ancient Roman training method. The grapes are harvested by hand at the end of October. After a long maceration on the skins, the grapes are fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks. The wine is then refined in French oak barriques for 12 months with a further 5 years in bottle.

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: Villa dei Misteri is a wine made from grapes of vineyards inside the Domus of Pompeii, where vines flourished more than 2000 years ago. The first consistent harvest was in the 2001 produced only in 1,721 bottles, sold by auction and allocated among worldwide wine lovers. Revenue from sales of the wines is used to help the restoration of the wine cellar located in the Foro Boario vineyard.

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 844.50

Bottle Price: £ 140.75