Fiano


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A fascinating Southern Italian white with a richer, almost waxy texture that’s known to be age worthy. It’s easy to find labeled as Fiano di Avellino from Campania.

Primary Flavors

  • Honeydew
  • Asian Pear
  • Hazelnut
  • Orange Peel
  • Pine

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

A richer, and more flavorful white wine like Fiano matches well with savory glazed light meats like orange-rosemary roasted chicken and soy-glazed salmon.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly