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Lacrima

Common and sometimes confusing component of grape variety names or synonyms in Italy and Greece (Lakrima). The name (Italian Lacrima = tears of Christ) refers to the fact that in the fully ripe berries of some of these varieties of juice comes out (so to speak "tears are crying"). However, they are mostly unrelated varieties:

In the Campania province of Naples, there is the DOC wine "Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio" in different variants; a type of wine in the DOC area Vesuvio,

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