Falanghina DOC

Feudi di San Gregorio

Pronunciation
Fal-an-GHEE-nah
Year
Current
Type
White
Winery
Feudi di San Gregorio
Region
Campania
Oenologist
Giuseppe Mongeluzzo, Riccardo Cotarella (consultant)

Overview

Campania is a very historic wine region in southern Italy that is enjoying a great revival of popularity (the major city in the area is Naples). Feudi di San Gregorio is one of the wine industry phenomena in Italy today and they are one of the most talked about wineries. Falanghina is thought to refer to the ancient Roman phalanx, based on training systems used for this grape at the time.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Falanghina
Vinification
Cool fermentation in s s tanks. No malolactic fermentation.
Aging
A few months in stainless steel tanks capturing and harmonizing the freshness of varietal.
Alcohol
12.5%
| Appearance
Pale straw yellow.
| Aroma
Intense and aromatic, offering a clear scent of white fruit, banana skin with hints of white flowers.
| Taste
It has an intense, fresh, balanced taste as with a clean and aromatic finish.
| Serving Suggestions
Delicious with seafood, pasta, risotto, sushi and sashimi

Falanghina DOC

Suggested Retail:
$20.00
CSPC#:
718656
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6

Reviews

Wine Spectator 2008 - James Suckling - 90 points

Aromas of banana, cream and mango follow through to the palate in this full-bodied white, with lots of fruit and a long finish. Drink now.