Learn about Fiano — taste profile, popular regions and more …
An aromatic, white variety fully suited to the Apennine Mountains of Campania, Fiano has been documented in the region since the 13th century. It is at its best in the hills of Avellino where volcanic soils give it a charismatic aromatic lift and support a range of styles from taut and steely to nutty and smooth.
Tasting Notes for Fiano
Fiano is a dry white wine with a telltale straw yellow color. Fiano wines are uniquely lush in texture without losing any brightness on the palate. They typically have pear, tropical fruit and lime peel qualities in combination with toasted nut, white flower or pine aromas.
Perfect Food Pairings for Fiano
Pair Fiano with sauteed scallops, steamed crab legs, orange-braised pork, rosemary chicken and cod in tomato sauce.
Sommelier Secrets for Fiano
If you like Chardonnay, Viognier or Pinot Blanc, Fiano would be a great new wine to try!
- Sauvignon Blanc116
- Other White Blends48
- Pinot Gris/Grigio40
- Rhône White Blends23
- Chenin Blanc22
- Gruner Veltliner17
- Melon de Bourgogne12
- Other White Wine11
- Bordeaux White Blends8
- Pinot Blanc6
- Grenache Blanc4
- Muller Thurgau1
Ciro Picariello Fiano di Avellino 2017Fiano from Campania, Italy