Falanghina del Sannio DOC wine
The Falanghina del Sannio DOCdesignation includes Campania white wines produced in the district of Benevento, mainly in a territorial area (precisely called Sannio) located in the north of Naples, between the province of Benevento and the territory of Avellino. Although there are no certain historical sources, the name of this wine probably derives from the Latin word “falange”, the pole used to support the vigorous shoots of the vines. However, the first official news date back to the middle of the 19th century, appearing in some agricultural treaties published at the time. Since 2010 Falanghina del Sannio DOC has been identified as a specific designation within the more extensive Sannio DOC category. Its production is allowed only in the district of Benevento, in particular in 4 areas that include in the Falanghina del Sannio DOC designation 4 DOC sub-areas: Sant’Agata dei Goti, Taburno, Guardia Sanframondi (or Guardiolo) and Solopaca. The organoleptic properties of the Campania white wine with the Falanghina del Sannio DOC designation lend this wine a straw yellow colour, a refined, floral and fruity olfactory profile and a dry and fresh flavour, which sometimes results in a slightly acidic taste, while in other cases it has a more energetic one.
Falanghina del Sannio DOC: a brief overview on the modes of production
Campania white wines with the Falanghina del Sannio DOC designation are obtained from grapes coming from the Falanghina vine for a minumum percentage of 85 per cent; in addition, other non-aromatic white grape varieties, according to the procedural guideline suitable for cultivation in the district of Benevento, can be used alone or jointly, up to a maximum percentage of 15 per cent.
Buy Falanghina del Sannio DOC wines at the best price
Buy Campania white wines with the Falanghina del Sannio DOC designation directly from local producers to achieve the best price. On this marketplace you can purchase these excellent wines directly from local wineries.