Fiano [fee-AH-noh]

The Fiano grape variety is a fairly strong flavoured wine grape native to the south of Italy, particularly in around Avellino in the Campania region, where Fiano di Avellino is a DOCG, and in Sicily it has been cultivated for more than two thousand years.

Fiano di Avellino DOCG is a wine of great elegance and refinement with an intense odor and a harmonious flavor that features scents of toasted hazelnuts. Perfect as an aperitif, the wine also makes a fine accompaniment for refined dishes based on seafood.

The Fiano di Avellino DOCG zone is located in the hills surrounding Avellino and twenty-five other villages, east of Naples in Italy's campania region. "Fiano di Lapio" on the label indicates that the wine was made from grapes grown in the classical area just northeast of Avellino near the village of Lapio.

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