Le Marche, Italy
The Le Marche region is located in central Italy on the Adriatic coast. The climate is Mediterranean, with warm summers and mild winters, moderated by sea breezes. The hilly terrain provides excellent conditions for growing grapes, with a mix of soils that include clay, limestone, and sand.
The region is known for producing white wines, particularly Passerina & Pecorino, which is one of Italy's most popular white wines. In addition to white varietals, Le Marche also produces red wines from varieties such as Montepulciano and Sangiovese. These wines are typically medium-bodied with flavors of red fruit, spice, and a moderate tannin structure.
Lacrima is a red grape variety that is indigenous to the Le Marche region of Italy, specifically in the areas around the town of Morro d'Alba. It produces wines with a deep ruby color and aromas of dark fruit, violets, and spices. On the palate, Lacrima wines are typically medium-bodied with moderate tannins and a good balance of acidity. The wines are known for their characteristic floral notes and intense fruit flavors, particularly of black cherry and blackberry. Lacrima is a relatively rare grape variety and is grown only in limited quantities in Le Marche.