Zesty and aromatic with a light tingle and delicious flavours of apricot and peach. Made from 100% Falanghina - a Campanian/Neapolitan white variety named after the falangae or stakes that support the vines - fermented in stainless steel.
A great complement to seafood, especially garlic prawns or swordfish in capers and parsley.
Organically-farmed Collefrisio, the project of third-generation winemakers Amedeo De Luca and Antonio Patricelli, is located in the hills of Frisa, Chieti province. The charming azienda vinicola (wine farm) features a huge loft nestled among the vineyards that contains a magnificent wine tasting and dining room for the many epicurean events that Collefrisio runs over the year, while its quiet, peaceful cellars lie underneath the vines.
Abruzzo is Italy's fifth-leading wine region, after Sicily, Puglia, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna. A beautiful, hilly place, with an extensive Adriatic coastline, its lush landscape is patched liberally with parks and forests. Abruzzo's winelands are ideally situated between the sea and the Apennines mountains (including 2,895m-high Gran Sasso). Montepulciano and Trebbiano are the most important grapes.