What is Falanghina?
- Indigenous and ancient grape from Campania in Southern Italy
- Very underestimated grape due to the global popularity of Pinot gris/ Pinot Grigio
- The name comes from the latin word “falangae” which means vineyard stakes
Where does Falanghina grow?
- Campania, in Southern Italy, just north of Naples
- Grown exclusively along the Amalfi Coast which has a Mediterranean climate
- Not really grown outside of the region at all
What does Falanghina taste like?
- Dry, light body, medium-high acid, low alcohol
- Lemon, peach, honey
What food pairs well with Falanghina?
- Perfect pairing with seafood however is very versatile in pairing
- Pasta dishes with a Tomato sauce
- Fish, vegetables, any oil rich foods