Lacrima is a red grape from The Marche region of central Italy. Lacrima means tears, some feel that the grape itself or the grape clusters resemble a teardrop. Others say that ripe Lacrima often burst open, releasing teardrops. In any case, Lacrima is the major component in the DOC wine Lacrime di Morro d'Alba, or Tears of the Moor of Alba. In the Calabria region of southern Italy, Lacrima is sometimes called Gaglioppo.
Viticulture and winemaking
In the Calabria region of southern Italy, Lacrima is sometimes called Gaglioppo.