Dressel Pompeiano Bianco in Amphora

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Dressel Pompeiano Bianco IGT by Bosco de Medici winery in historical Pompei in Campania is an orange wine aged in terracotta amphoras.

‘Orange’ wine is a white wine made with a much longer ‘skin contact’, meaning ‘period when grape juice stays in contact with skins’ then traditional white wine. During this long skin contact period, the wine gets more colour from white grapes and tannins from the skins (tannins are much more typical for red wines than for white). The result is orange colour wine with more pronounced tannins.

‘Dressel’ takes its name from the most important archaeological ceramic scholar, Heinrich Dressel, and brings the history of Pompei into a bottle of wine.

Dressel is made of 100% local rare grape Caprettone and aged 6 months in terracotta amphoras that keep the freshness of the wine and at the same time accentuate smoothness, elegance and roundness. A truly unique wine to taste and discover both orange wines and wines made in amphora! Dressel is beautiful on its own on a warm sunny day; or with starters, white meat, red or stronger fish.

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Bosco de Medici

 

Azienda Agricola Bosco De Medici was founded in 1996, when the two families Palomba and Monaco decided to share the passion for land and vineyards of Vesuvius.

Ancient crops, composed largely of vines ungrafted old pre-phylloxera, supplemented later by vineyards planted in the eighties.

The result is a line of wines that, in addition to the most famous Vesuvius wine, Lacryma Christi, aims to enhance dell’IGT Pompeiano presenting as a top wine red “Pompeii”, which pays tribute to the famous Roman city destroyed by the eruption of 79AD.

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1 review for Dressel Pompeiano Bianco in Amphora

  1. 5 out of 5

    Cristi

    Orange wine from a local grape Caprettone – the wine is a beautiful golden orange colour. The wine ages in amphoras what gives it smoothness and amazing elegance. You also feel the tannin due to long contact with gpape skins which I find really interesting in white wine. The finish is long, fresh, with pleasant acidity.

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