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Fiano di Avellino

DOCG area for white wine in the Italian region of Campania. It was classified as DOC in 1978 and received the DOCG level in 2003. The zone completely covers the municipalities of Aiello del Sabato, Atripalda, Avellino, Candida, Capriglia Irpina, Cesinali, Contrada, Forino, Grottolella, Lapio, Manocalzati, Montefredane, Mercogliano, Montefalcione, Monteforte Irpino, Ospedaletto d'Alpinolo, Parolise, Pratola Serra, Salza Irpina, San Michele di Serino, San Potito Ultra, Santa Lucia di Serino, Sant'Angelo a Scala, Santo Stefano del Sole, Sorbo Serpico and Summonte in the eponymous province of Avellino The classic and best area is located northeast of Avellino around the town of Lapio. The old name of the region "Apianum" may be mentioned on the label

The white wine is made from Fiano (85%), Greco Bianco and/or Trebbiano Toscano and/or Coda di Volpe Bianca (max. 15%). The aroma reminds of roasted hazelnuts, pears and spices. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna can be indicated followed by the name of the vineyard. A well-known producer is Mastroberardino.

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