Produced with grapes from Ponte, Apice, Torrecuso, Bonea and Montesarchio areas. The wine has a pale straw-yellow colour with greenish shimmer. The aroma is intense and persistent. Distinct notes of tiny white flowers and fruit, from the local “limongella” apple to tropical lime. A balanced, fresh taste with a clean finish.
Check out my review: http://enotheque.blogspot.com/2007/12/2006-feudi-san-gregorio-falanghina.html
Lively white fruits & crisp pear on the nose, beautifully well-rounded composition on the mid-palate, with a delightfully balanced and lingering finish which brings ya right back to the nose. It's a round-tripper. For the price, to me, it's in a league nearly on its own.
This is a very nice Italian white with minerals and peach flavors. It goes well with light pastas and antipasto.
Very drinkable with food or alone. Not as interesting as their Greco di tufo, but more reliable.
While I prefer the 2005, this is a nice, solid effort from a good producer. What I certainly enjoy about this bottle is that its an exceptional value.
External Reviews for Falanghina
Falanghina 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle/ A meld of stone fruit, pear, golden apple and Meyer lemon; aromatic with more body than expected. The balance and tart, clean finish speaks to both grilled vegetables and soup.
Falanghina 2008/ Full, ripe, mineral with herby apricot fruit, a hint of aniseed and honey. Long acidity.
Falanghina 2008/ Light yellow with aromas of apples and white flowers. Medium-bodied with good concentration. Tart acidity, good varietal character.
Falanghina 2008 - Critics Silver, 2010 Critics Challenge/ Bright, fruity aroma, good texture, length.
Falanghina 2009 - Recommended, Good Housekeeping/ Budget Italians
Falanghina 2011 - 87 points, Wine Enthusiast/ This bright Falanghina offers citrus, green apple, honey and melon aromas, with a fresh, zesty finish. Pair this with spaghetti alle vongole.
Falanghina 2009 - 4 stars, Restaurant Wine/ The Falanghina is supple and full bodied, with intense fruitiness (peach, lemon peel, pear, and honeysuckle), good balance, and a long finish. Excellent quality and value.