An ancient variety from Southern Italy

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2016 Fiano
Bottle $27
Dozen $324
White Selection
Mixed Dozen $278
  • 4 x 2016 Fiano
  • 4 x 2016 Chenin Blanc
  • 2 x 2016 Bela Blanc
  • 2 x 2010 Optimist Chenin Blanc
The Italian Selection
Mixed Dozen $314
  • 3 x 2016 Fiano
  • 4 x 2015 Sangiovese
  • 3 x 2016 Nero d'Avola
  • 2 x 2016 Prosecco

The grape variety Fiano originates from the province of Avellino in the Campania region east of Naples. The variety takes its name from the Latin 'vitis apiana', as the grapes were so sweet they proved to be irresistible to bees ('api').

Fiano was selected by Mark Lloyd when looking for a new southern Italian variety to grow in McLaren Vale. The first Australian Fiano was released by Coriole from the 2005 vintage.

2016, Gold Medal- Sydney Royal Wine Show, Gold Medal- AAVWS - Sydney Royal Wine Show

Gold Medal and Trophy for best White Wine at Mclaren Vale Wine Show- 2015 and 2014 - Mclaren Vale Wine Show

94 Points. This has it all going on. A different kind of dry white with texture, flavour and a very satisfying finish. Fennel, pine nuts, lime and sweet lemon, dusting of powdery chalky texture, clean acidity and superb drinkability. Limey flinty crunch to close. Chin chin - The Wine Front