Terredora Falanghina Irpinia 2008

White Wine from Southern Italy, Italy

Price: $16.29
Item No. 98767
  • RP90
  • WS88
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

Pale yellow color. Offers a rich and intense aroma of fruit with hints of apple, pineapple, quince and pear. It is fresh and clean in the mouth with excellent acidity, good structure and a floral finish.

A wine for the whole meal equally at home with hors d'oeuvres, soups, fish dishes, cold dishes, buffalo mozzarella and fresh cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"The estate's 2008 Falanghina is ample and generous in its layers of perfumed fruit. Notes of smoke, minerals and apricots linger on the long, intense finish. This impeccably balanced wine is a steal for the money. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2012. "
90 Points

"A clean-cut Campania white, offering fresh peach, citrus and mineral character, with a hint of white pepper. Medium-bodied, with a vibrant, balanced palate. Crisp and delicious. Drink now. 10,000 cases made. "
88 Points

Learn About Terredora Map ItMap It

From a rich and ancient tradition, the passion that animates the present Terredora Di Paolo is a continuation of the ancient story of Campania, its people and their passion for their land and their winemaking. For us the land is central to our family. It represents our soul and the driving force behind the winery, which is why, year after year, we consider the harvest our greatest...

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Learn About Southern Italy

Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania Abruzzi Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...

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Learn About Other White Wine

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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