This variety has long been grown intermingled with Coda di Volpe in the Vesuvio DOC, and the two varieties have been confused with one another or considered to be the same. Caprettone was recognized as a separate variety in 2014, but it is still unclear how many vines in the Vesuvius area are Caprettone and how many are Coda di Volpe.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Coda di Volpe

Best Known For: Wines from the slopes of Mount Vesuvius

Where Grown: Exclusively in the Vesuvius area of Campania

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

Principal White Grape Varieties:

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