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

There are also wines that are called this or similar:

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