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
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
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