Intense straw yellow in color, Mastroberardino Vintage Fiano di Avellino exhibits a developed bouquet of dried white flowers, almond, and hazelnut over poached pear and white peach. There is tremendous freshness despite the wine’s age which carries the layers of flavor and aroma into a long and balanced finish.
Wine Spectator 87 points - Mature, with aromatic notes of lanolin, straw, white peach and melon rind that lead to the round, savory finish of lemon zest and spice. Drink now. 650 cases made.
(Jun 15 2012)
Made in exactly the same fashion as MastroberardinoR17;s standard Fiano di Avellino, the vintage line is produced in small quantities and is intended to show the world what this indigineous grape variety is capable of when allowed to age in proper conditions. This wine is only exposed to stainless steel tanks and glass bottle. Absolutely every element of complexity and character derives directly from the Fiano grape.
100% Fiano di Avellino
|Today, Mastroberardino is universally acknowledged to have been the most important guardian of the viticultural and oenological heritage of the Roman age. Under the patronage of the ”Presidenza della Repubblica,” the winery has been appointed to reintroduce vine growing in the ancient city of Pompeii. The family-based firm has long championed the indigenous varieties of Campania: Aglianico, Falanghina, Fianco, Piedirosso, Greco and Coda di Volpe.
|Pairs well with soups, seafood and white meats