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Italian white wine - Fontanavecchia Sannio Fiano Campania

Sannio Fiano 2013 - Fontanavecchia

$15.95 $17.95

Wine Style: White - Dry - Still
Region: Campania   
Appellation: Sannio Fiano DOC     
Varietal: 100% Fiano 
Alcohol: 13.5%        
Bottle Size: 750 ml

Tasting Notes
Golden yellow, intense nose with white flowers, pears, almonds, honey and spice, supple and round on the palate with a dash of minerality.

Suggested Pairings
Grilled fish, shellfish, delicate pastas.


The Wine
Fiano is an indigenous varietal to the Sannio region, a sub-region within Campania, Southern Italy. It grows on volcanic soils and grapes have high sugar content hence its ancient name, “Vitis Apiana" – vine of the bees. The sweeter bunches are used to make sparkling wines consumed locally, whereas the bulk of production is vinified into dry wines. Fontanavecchia Sannio Fiano DOC is as authentic a Fiano can be, definitely one of the best expressions of this fascinating ancient grape varietal.

The Winery
Fontanavecchia is a family owned winery located at the foothills of Taburno mastiff, in Campania, southern Italy. The broader area is called Sannio Beneventano, home to some of the most interesting southern Italian indigenous grape varietals: Aglianico, Fiano, and Falanghina del Taburno. Fontanavecchia owners, Orazio Rillo and Libero Rillo, through their incessant work and indomitable passion, have established themselves among the region’s top producers.