Wine Details

Rocca Del Principe Fiano di Avellino DOCG

Vineyards for the Fiano are planted on opposite north/south sides of the Arianello hillside, indisputably one of the best locations for Fiano. One side is rich in complex volcanic soils and the other in clay and calcareous soils, resulting in a lively wine with white peach, lemon, lime and crushed stone on the nose, enhanced by elegant notes of flowers and aromatic herbs. In the mouth, it is pure, fresh and juicy, finishing with outstanding length and great acidity. The Fiano di Avellino is a true expression of territory.

Region:

Producer:

Rocca Del Principe

Varietal:

100% Fiano

Vineyard:

Arianiello, town of Lapio, 3 ha planted on the north side of Arianiello hill and 1 ha planted on the west side

Yield:

16-20 hl/ha

Aging:

Aging in stainless steel tanks for 10 months

Alcohol content:

13.0%

Age of vines:

10 to 25 years

Production:

22,000 bottles

Soil:

Volcanic stones

Average altitude:

500 - 600 m above sea level

Vinification:

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks with temperature controlled at 18-20ºC

Harvest:

Hand harvesting in October

First vintage:

2004

Cellar:

Rocca del Principe, Lapio

Bottling:

Bottled 1 year after harvest and at least 3 months refinement in bottle

Release:

1.5 - 2 years after harvest

Recent press reviews

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Rocca Del Principe Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2019

Decanter (90)- "Rocca del Principe, Fiano di Avellino, Campania, Italy 2019 has been awarded a Silver medal & 90 points in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021."

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Rocca Del Principe Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2018

Vinous Media (92)- "Bright greenish yellow. Crystalline, pure aromas of apple, lime pith, pear and herbs. Fresh and juicy, with lovely inner-mouth peach and lime perfumed and depth. Plenty of focus and energy on the long finish, which showcases subtle sweetness and strong dusting of powdered rocks. "

91

Rocca Del Principe Fiano di Avellino DOCG 2018

Wine & Spirits (91)- "This shows chiseled detail in its apple and pear flavors, with a pleasant edge of tartness and a light, honeyed finish. Match its floral delicacy with filet of sole."

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