The Falanghina vine, which was introduced in Italy by the Greeks, owes its name to the "falanga", the support poles on which the vine was tied: Falanghina means "vine supported by poles".
Found on about 5% of the Italian vineyard territory, the main production areas are: Sannio Beneventano, part of the Caserta province and the Phlegraean Fields.
The Falanghina vine has compact bunches with a conical or cylindrical shape, connected to medium-sized trilobed, wedge-shaped or five-lobed shape.
The grapes are medium-sized, spherical, yellow-green, with pruinose skin.
Soft pressing and subsequent fermentation at a controlled temperature. Aging in steel containers.
Excellent with caprese salad, light appetizers, shellfish-based pasta dishes, salmon with garlic sauce and gnocchi with zucchini.
Pale straw yellow.
Intense, persistent, with hints of rennet apple.
Floral and slightly acidulous.