Feudi di San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino 2011
Other White Wine from Southern Italy, Italy
Intense straw-yellow color with greenish highlights. Lovely bouquet of fresh peach and candied orange, with floral and mineral notes; gains further complexity after one year in the bottle, developing notes of hazelnut and resin. Medium-bodied taste with tropical fruit flavors, a lively freshness and mineral hints.
Tasting Panel - "Bright and juicy with minerals, herbs and aromatic fruit; tangy, long and balanced with depth and lift; long and vibrant."
Feudi di San Gregorio Winery
A modern expression of a centuries-old tradition of passion and dedication to the land, Feudi di San Gregorio is Campania's premier winemaking estate. Situated in the village of Sorbo Serpico in one of Italy's most exciting and innovative wine regions, Feudi di San Gregorio was established in 1986 in a joint venture between the Ercolino and Capaldo families of Irpinia. The proprietors of this family-run estate have selected the finest vineyards in which to nurture this region's unique, indigenous varietals.
The results have been remarkable – the wines of Feudi di San Gregorio have met time and again with stellar reviews and have garnered international critical acclaim. Owner and winemaker Enzo Ercolino works closely with consultant Riccardo Cotarella, one of Italy's foremost enologists. View all Feudi di San Gregorio Wines
About Southern ItalyView a map of Southern Italy wineries Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania
AbruzziKind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi – this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft and often fruity. The best part is that it's also good value and super food-friendly.
PugliaSometimes called Apuglia outside of Italy, the area is known for making wine from the Zinfandel-related Primitivo variety. It sits on the Adriatic coast, facing Greece, and enjoys a Mediterranean climate. A productive wine region, Puglia makes a lot of wine, some of it not so high quality. Luckily, the good wine is exported and is of excellent value.
CampaniaPerhaps better known for the city of Naples than the wine produced, Campania does have a couple of wines worth recognition. First, the white known as Greco di Tufo – an indigenous variety, Greco produces white wine that is dry, with a subtle nutty flavor. The best-known red here is Taurasi, made from the Aglianico grape, producing a wine of distinct color and flavor, with aromas of tar and leather.
A little ditty about Italy...This country has about as many wines as its had governments. With 20 different regions, hundreds of DOCs and even more indigenous varieties, the amount of wine made in Italy is mind-boggling. Most of the juice, however, remains in the country for thirsty Italians. Wine is food in Italy and its rare that a meal is consumed without a glass of vino. That said, it's not common to find many folks drinking wine without food either. In turn, it's a match, and a mighty good one at that. In fact, it's safe to say that Italian wine is a foodie wine – one that goes on the table for a myraid of meals.
For regions, the most popular are Tuscany (home of Chianti), Piedmont and the Tre-Venezie, which includes Veneto, Trentino Alto-Adige and Friuli. Other communes of note are in Southern Italy, and a few good wines are made elsewhere in the country. The islands of Sardinia and Sicily are members of the Italian winemaking community as well.
Customer ReviewsSign In to Add Your Review3.53.7 out of 5 stars
5 ratings, 3 with reviewsxbejinez - San Bruno, CA55/5/2016E Galdieri - Corpus Christi, TX12/29/2016This wine is lovely when it is fresh! 2011 vintage is long gone.. Should not be sold anymore. What a pity that wine.com still try to sell Old wines!Principessa Livia - Gloucester, MA512/26/2015
The epitome of fruity and smooth. A mature wine with lots of fruit and even a little nuttiness in the finish. There is a hint of resin in the finish which may throw some people off.wineitup - Omaha, NE19/19/2014This was horrible and I couldn't even finish one glass. I really like Moscato but this wine is more like a Chardonnay with the bad aftertaste.Henncoop3 - Brookside, NJ48/2/2014
- Fruity & Smooth
- Fruity & Smooth