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Falanghina

Falanghina is an ancient white grape variety grown in the south of Italy, and is gaining popularity for its intense aromas and flavours.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Falanghina is a yellow-green grape variety, which produces wines with medium-bodied, fruity, and fresh characteristics. Its aromas are of apricot and citrus, while its flavour profile is of bitter orange, lemon, almond, and stone fruits.

Fresh Falanghina grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

This grape variety is grown primarily in the Campania region, where it has been grown for many centuries. It is also found in the regions of Molise, Lazio, and Puglia. Falanghina is a vigorous grape variety, and is easy to grow in warm climates. It is best suited to growing in soils that are rich in clay. Falanghina is usually used to make a single varietal dry wine, but thanks to its natural acidity, it is also suitable for sparkling winemaking. Falanghina wines from the Campania region are typically lighter-bodied and dry, with notes of citrus, herbs, and mineral.Wines from Puglia are usually characterized by their intense aromas and flavours of tropical fruit, lemon, and almonds. Falanghina pairs well with seafood dishes such as grilled fish, oysters, and scallops. It also pairs well with dishes that contain herbs and spices, such as Indian curries and Thai dishes.

Foods to pair with Falanghina:

Asian food
Pasta
Pizza
Curry
Deep fried
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Falanghina
Falanghina is a very ancient grape variety, and is believed to have been used to make wine in the time of the ancient Romans.

Top Wines with Falanghina

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Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina

Feudi di San Gregorio

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Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina is a white wine produced by the renowned Italian winery Feudi di San Gregorio. The grapes are sourced from the Campania region, specifically from vineyards located on the slopes of Mount Taburno. The winery is known for its commitment to sustainable viticulture and winemaking practices. The Falanghina is made using a combination of stainless steel and oak barrels, resulting in a wine that is fresh and vibrant with notes of citrus and tropical fruit, balanced by a subtle hint of oak. This wine is a perfect example of the unique terroir of Campania and is a great choice for those looking for a refreshing and complex white wine.
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Progetto Calcarius Nù Litr Orange Natural

Progetto Calcarius

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Progetto Calcarius Nù Litr Orange is a captivating orange wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in the renowned appellation of Puglia, Italy, this wine is made from grapes grown in unique vineyard sites. The vineyard features limestone-rich soils, which impart a distinct mineral character to the wine. The winemaking process involves extended skin contact, resulting in a beautiful amber hue and a rich, textured mouthfeel. With its vibrant acidity and complex flavors of citrus, stone fruit, and herbs, Progetto Calcarius Nù Litr Orange offers a truly unique and memorable drinking experience.
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salads
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roasted vegetables
appetizers
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Marisa Cuomo Furore Costa d'Amalfi Bianco

Marisa Cuomo

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Marisa Cuomo Furore Costa d'Amalfi Bianco is a captivating white wine that showcases the unique terroir of the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Produced in the Furore appellation, this wine is crafted from carefully selected grapes grown in vineyards that cling to steep cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, with a focus on preserving the natural characteristics of the grapes. The result is a wine with a vibrant and refreshing style, characterized by crisp acidity, delicate floral aromas, and flavors of citrus and tropical fruits. Marisa Cuomo Furore Costa d'Amalfi Bianco is a true expression of the coastal beauty and exceptional winemaking tradition of the region.
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Mastroberardino Falanghina del Sannio

Mastroberardino

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Mastroberardino Falanghina del Sannio is a white wine produced by the renowned Mastroberardino winery in the Campania region of Italy. The wine is made from the Falanghina grape variety, which is grown in the Sannio appellation. The vineyards are located on hillsides with volcanic soil, which gives the wine a unique minerality and complexity. The winemaking process involves a combination of stainless steel and oak barrel aging, resulting in a wine with a balanced and elegant flavor profile. Mastroberardino Falanghina del Sannio is a refreshing and aromatic wine with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, and a hint of almond on the finish. It pairs well with seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes.
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Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi Del Vesuvio Bianco

Mastroberardino

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Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi Del Vesuvio Bianco is a white wine produced by Mastroberardino, a renowned winery in Campania, Italy. The wine is made from grapes grown in the vineyards located on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, which is known for its volcanic soil and unique microclimate. The winemaking process involves a combination of traditional and modern techniques, resulting in a wine that is both complex and elegant. The wine is characterized by its bright acidity, floral aromas, and notes of citrus and tropical fruit. It is a perfect pairing for seafood dishes or enjoyed on its own as an aperitif.
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