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Coda di Volpe

Low in acidity; high in extract and color. Austere on volcanic soils; richer and softer elsewhere. May or may not be the same variety as Caprettone, which is the main variety grown in Vesuvio DOC. Aromas & flavors: Peach, pineapple, papaya, honey. Best DOP: Sannio DOC (esp. subzone Taburno).

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Caprettone, Crapettone

Best Known For: Wines from the slopes of Mount Vesuvius

Where Grown: Almost exclusively in Campania (98%)

Vineyard Area: 555 ha (1,370 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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