Fiano di Avellino D.O.C.G.

Produced with the selected grapes of the Fiano vineyard that surrounds the winery in Salza Irpina, this wine has the name of the first-born child of the family, Alessandra. Slight over-ripeness, manual harvest, skin maceration, controlled-temperature fermentation and at least 36 months of ageing, of which 18 in stainless steel tanks and other 18 in bottle. The colour is a distinctive golden yellow, with hints of the typical flavours of this grape variety, while the palate is very intense and persistent.

Appellation: Fiano di Avellino D.O.C.G.

Grape varieties: Fiano 100%

Production area: Vigna Alessandra, Salza Irpina (AV)

Year of planting: 1995

Altitude: 550 m a.s.l.

Soil composition: clay, semi-limestone

Exposition: North-East

Plant density: 4.500 plants for hectare

Training system: espalier with monolateral Guyot pruning

Average yield: 50 quintals per hectare

Harvest: second decade of October

Vinification: manual harvest of selected bunches in 15 kg baskets, destemming and gentle pressing of the grapes, skin maceration, fermentation at a controlled temperature, in stainless steel for 18 months, with a final ageing in bottle for other 18 months.

Organoleptic characteristics: the nose has elegant flower (mimosa, chamomile, broom) and fruity notes (peach, apricot), with pleasant hints of acacia honey, beeswax and smoky flavor. With a very nice golden yellow colour, the wine is consistent, has an optimal structure, a great freshness and high persistence.

Recommended pairings: Andria burrata with langoustine tartare and bottarga; pasta with anglerfish sauce; soufflé.

Available formats: 0,75L; 1,5L

Technical data sheet:
92+   90
vintage 2010   vintage 2012

Gambero Rosso 2018
vintage 2012