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Lacrima

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

The DOC wine "Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio" is available in different versions in the Campanian province of Naples; a wine type of the DOC area Vesuvio,

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