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Falernina

Synonymous with the grape variety Falanghina Flegrea; see below Falanghina,

For a long time under the name Falanghina (also Falanghina Bianca) only a single white grape variety Italy understood and in the statistics at least until the year 2000 as a variety. The name derives from the ancient form of education "Phalange" (tied to the stake). After a course no longer to prove and dubious conjecture she should be a descendant of antique varietyAminea be that for the white variant of the famous Falernian in the ancient Rome has been used. Equally doubtful is that it was already in the 7th century. out Greece was introduced. In any case, it is one of the oldest varieties in Campania, In the 17th century She was mentioned in a poem by Giulio C....

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