Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso 2014, Campania, Italy

Country: Italy

Colour / Style: Red

Featured in: Episode 3

As chosen by: Matthew Rhys

Christ, crying over Lucifer’s fall from heaven, cried and left deep rivulets scarring Mount Vesuvius. Or at least that’s the story. It’s certainly a sainted spot for growing this plummy wine, made solely from Piedirosso grapes; exotically spiced with cloves and allspice with a heady warmth. Spicy Neapolitan pizza and hearty sausage are the perfect match.