Here the grapevine, imported by the Greeks, grew lush donating high quality grapes and the ancient Romans produced wines celebrated by poets and writers.
The passion of man challenged the nature and the vineyards climbed the slopes of Vesuvius sinking roots in its burning heart, in the fire that, in 79AD, fell on ancient Pompeii and made it eternal.
In 1567, a branch of the Florentine Medici dynasty, moved to the Kingdom of Naples, by purchasing an estate of it. Luigi de Medici, Prime Minister of the Kingdom, eager to enrich the wine cellar of the neapolitan residence with noble wines of the feud, gave the favourite nephew Giuseppe de' Medici the task of raising the quality of the wines of the family.
He used ingenuity and capital in improving Vesuvius wine and in a few years he carried out the task assigned in a magnificent way.
Since then the vineyard of the same name has always been a sign of higher quality and Azienda Agricola Bosco de' Medici, after years spent in just cultivating and caring for the land, chose to vinify its grapes and revive with their wines the splendor of a timeless tradition.
LACRYMA CHRISTI DEL VESUVIO ROSSO DOC
Ruber, for the latins, was the red color of passion. On the slopes of the volcano, where the fiery rubralava descended towards the sea, a precious nectar ruby red is extracted from the vineyards Piedirosso. In that color relives the passion of man and the power of nature.
LACRYMA CHRISTI DEL VESUVIO BIANCO DOC
In the vineyards that climb up to Vesuvius, grapes sparkle in the sun like grains of gold. Of a golden yellow color that the ancient Romans called it "flavus". Is the grape Coda di Volpe from which we get a noble wine that is like "flava"lava of an eruption of flavors and unique sensations
POMPEIANO ROSSO IGT
The kiss of two lovers. The voices from the road and the noise from the shops. Love and despair, anger and joy, laughs and tears. The grapevines of the Vesuvius have their roots in the land where the fire imprisoned the emotions of the eternal Pompeii.
AGLIANICO POMPEIANO IGT
In Greek mythology, the mortal Semčle was lover of Zeus with whom she conceived Dionysus, god of wine. After her death she was brought to the Olympus and became the goddess of summer. Of warm winds that dry up the land before the rains of autumn. From that summer sun comes the grape and its harvest.
FALANGHINA POMPEIANO IGT
According to legend, Zeus, god of thunder, fell in love with Semele, goddess of the arid lands of late summer. From his love gushed lightning that fertilized the mother earth who gave birth to Dionysus, first archaic god of vegetation and then god of wine, ecstasy and liberation of the senses.