CAMPANIA​

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: South of center, West coast

40% white

60% red

● 24.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 4 / DOC wines: 15

 

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Aglianico (red)

Falanghina (white)

Fiano (white)

Greco (white)

 

● Uniqueness:

Campania is for the big part characterised by the presence of its infamous vulcano. The volcanic soils and hills of high attitudes give origin to interesting whites and reds.

 

● Fun facts:

Campania has a grape called Piedirosso meaning "red foot" referring to its stem turning red when close to ripeness. And another fun one is Code di Volpe Bianca, a white grape which looks like a fox's tail hence the name "white foxtail".

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