This is a wonderful, textured, phenolic white wine that is bursting with an underlying minerality imparted by the volcanic soils of the region. The flavors on the palate are of medium intensity of white stone fruits (peach) with a a long linger finish highlighting the minerality and white stone fruits with a hint of pear in the background.
This is the benchmark Fiano and Ciro Picariello is one of the top producer in area. Avellino is about 26 miles north-east of Naples
This is high elevation Fiano (500-600m in elevation) -- it reminds you that that southern Italy has some cool microclimates and can make whites as fresh as those from the north. This wine has wonderful acidity as well as notes candied lime and gravel.