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Fiano is a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown primarily in the Campania region of southern Italy and on the island of Sicily. In Campania, this fairly strong flavored white wine grape is particularly noted around Avellino where the Denominazione di origine controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wine of Fiano di Avellino is produced. The grape has a long history in the Campanian region and is believed to have been the grape behind the ancient Roman wine Apianum. Even today, the name Apianum is permitted to appear on wine labels of the DOCG wine Fiano di Avellino

To the nose has a delicate bouquet of tropical fruits, pineapples, pears and flowers such as acacia, with an aftertaste of hazelnuts, honey and toasted almonds.

On the palate the
is full, soft, fresh, clean and persistent. It has an hint of roasted nuts and bitter almond on the finish.