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Type of wine: Richly flavored, medium-bodied white.
Origin: FIANO DI AVELLINO, one of Southern Italy's most famous white
wines, is produced in the Campania region, from vines grown on the volcanic hillsides of
Avellino, east of Naples.
Description: Light, straw-yellow color with appealing aromas and flavors of ripe pears, honey and toasted hazelnuts.
Aging: At its best after a year or two in the bottle, Fiano will age up to five.
Best location: Bright sunlight, heat, and volcanic soils are this vine's preference.
FastFoodFacts: Fiano's racy acidity makes it perfect for foods with high
fat content: triple creme cheeses, salami, sausages, etc. Can also be used to add
acidity to a wine-friendly salad dressing.
Recipes paired with Fiano
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