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Lacrima

Frequent and sometimes confusing component of grape variety names or synonyms in Italy, Greece (Lacrima) and Portugal (Lagrima). The name (Ital. Lacrima = tears or tears of Christ) refers to the fact that the fully ripe berries of some of these varieties leak juice (so to speak, "tears are wept"). However, this is not a group of varieties, but mostly unrelated vines:

In the Campanian province of Naples, the DOC wine "Lacrima Christi del Vesuvio" exists in different varieties; a wine type of the DOC area Vesuvio.

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