2022 Cantina Giardino Bianco (1500ml)14879
WINEMAKER: Antonio & Daniela De Gruttola
REGION: Campania, IT
VARIETY: Coda di Volpe
Cantina Giardino seek out old vineyards in Irpinia, high in the hills of Campania, preserving and championing local varietals. High altitudes, volcanic soils, organic farming and honest winemaking, Antonio and Daniela's wines are expressive of terroir and speak of place.
Believed to be a white grape used to make the famous Falernian wines for the tables of the Roman Emperors and mentioned already by Pliny the Elder, falanghina's name seems to refer to the Greek falangos and then phalange in Latin, with a curious reference to the poles used to support the vines.