Autochthonous

au·toch·tho·nous | adjective | \ȯ-ˈtäk-thə-nəs\ : indigenous, native; formed or originating in the place where found
These are grape varieties that originated in Italy or have taken on distinct characteristics after having been grown in Italy for centuries.

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Falanghina
Falanghina Group of at least two distinct varieties­: Falanghina Beneventana and Falanghina Flegrea. Both high in acidity. Aromas & flavors: (Flegrea) Peach, yellow apple, apricot, cherry pit; (Beneventana) less fruity, more floral. Both have a green, leafy note. Best DOPs: (Flegrea) Falanghina del Sannio; (Beneventana) Benevento.
Favorita
Favorita
Fogarina
Fogarina
Forastera
Forastera
Fortana
Fortana
Francavidda
Franconia
Franconia
Frappato
Frappato Low in tannin, light bodied, and light in color. Aromas & flavors: Strawberry, violet, herbs.
Freisa
Freisa High in acidity and tannin; can be bitter. Aromas & flavors: Strawberry, sour red cherry, sandalwood, earth. Best DOP: Freisa d’Asti. Best biotype: Freisa di Chieri. Close relation of Nebbiolo.
Friulano
Friulano Same as Sauvignon Vert (aka Sauvignonasse). Pale straw green color. Aromas & flavors: White flowers, almond, green apple.
Fumin

Fortana

Freisa

Fumin