Falanghina Di Sannio, Fremondo 2019
Falanghina is a very ancient grape, much prized by the ancient Romans and known as Falernian wine. It is proving particularly popular, with its luscious tropical fruit enhancing a Gavi-ish minerality and crispness of style. Southern Italy is undoubtedly producing some of the most attractive and interesting whites around with Falanghina being our favourite this summer.
For a wine from sunny Southern Italy, this has a real zip and aromatic, perfumed style. Tangy and citrus-fresh with a crisp, almost saline character quite resemblant of a Gavi, but with an extra layer of ripe, luscious fruit. Expressive and very drinkable, and a great partner for the best seafood you can track down.
David Campbell's Review - "Falanghina from the rich soils of Campania, the lovely land around Naples, is a very ancient grape that probably provided Falernian wine, much loved by the ancient Romans. I immediately loved this modern example."
Esme Johnstone's Review - "Falanghina is in my view one of Italys white wine unsung heroes. This excellent example has both body and depth of flavour that make it the perfect match with pasta."
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