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Azienda Agricola Sorrentino

White wine 2017 Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOC "Vigna Lapillo", Campania, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 15.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #VdSG-L.18.272

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 31 July, 2019
Variant (also Vesuvio Lacryma Christi) of the DOC wine Vesuvio; see there.
The white grape variety (also known as Crapettone) originates from Italy; the name is derived from the grape shape, meaning "sheep's beard". It was long considered a clone of the variety Coda di Volpe Bianca, but this was disproved by DNA analyses carried out in 2005. A close relationship was found to the varieties Ginestra and Piedirosso. It yields white wines with moderate acidity. The variety is cultivated in Campania in the province of Naples, where it is permitted in the DOC wine Vesuvio. As Caprettone is (still) used as a synonym for Coda di Volpe Bianca, it is difficult to make a...

For a long time, the name Falanghina (also Falanghina Bianca) was only understood to refer to a single white grape variety from Italy and was listed as a single variety in the statistics at least until the year 2000. The name is derived from the ancient educational form "phalange" (tied to the stake). According to a naturally unprovable and doubtful assumption, it is said to be a descendant of the ancient variety Aminea, which was used for the white variety of the famous Falerno grape in ancient Rome. It is also doubtful that it was already imported from Greece in the 7th century. In any case, it...

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