2010 Terredora Fiano Di Avellino CamporeFiano from Italy
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Wine: "Straw yellow with golden reflections. Complex and elegant with notes of mature fruit such as pears and citrus, with hints of honey, acacia. Rich and ripe in the mouth...
- 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"A powerful, rich white with dried apples pineapple and light coffee character. Toffee too. Full body with masses of fruit and a long flavorful finish. This is a very late harvest style, but dry. Fabulous white, one of the best in Italy. Drink now."
"My top white of my tasting was the super single vineyard Fiano di Avellino 2010 from Terradora - Campore. I scored it 95 points. The hillside vineyard is one of the most beautiful white grape vineyards in Italy and consistently produces powerful and structured whites that are delicious to drink when young or with age." (12/13)
"Straw yellow with golden reflections. Complex and elegant with notes of mature fruit such as pears and citrus, with hints of honey, acacia. Rich and ripe in the mouth with good length. Ideal with risotto, seafood and elaborate fish dishes."
"This rich Fiano di Avellino comes from a single estate-owned vineyard called Campore belongs to the winery's Grand Reserve Collection. The 80 acre vineyard sits on a hillside about 1,600 - 1,800 feet above sea level with a perfect exposure to the sun, thus ensuring excellent ripeness and refreshing acidity. Fiano is a native varietal of Campania. It flourishes in both volcanic and clay soils." - Importer
"Grapes are harvested at the end of October; the must is fermented in French oak barrels and then rests on its lees for 5-6 months. Half of the wine is aged in French oak barrels for six months and blended prior to bottling; refined in the bottle for six months." - Importer
"Terredora Di Paolo is a story of a family that is closely linked to Campania, its land, its history and its people for generations. With 494 acres of privately owned vineyards in the best sites of the Avellino province, Terredora di Paolo is one of the largest wineries in southern Italy."
"In Irpinian, the wines exhibit a distinctive personality due to its unique microclimate. The altitude at which the vineyards are found, the soil and the thermal fluctuations develop wines that are intense and elegant and display complex bouquets. Since its establishment in 1978, Terredora di Paolo has focused on rediscovering and restoring Campania's ancient and native varietals such as Aglianico, Fiano, Greco and Falanghina. These varietals are key players that have brought about Campanian's wine renaissance."
"Innovation is equally vital and is found throughout the winery, vineyards and cellars. A team of experts at Terredora di Paolo integrates forward-thinking technology with the region's established traditions, bringing to life a unique legacy that combines culture and customs in a lively way. In 1994, when the business world looked to be pulling the Mastroberardino family in different directions, Terredora di Paolo decided to take action. A concept was realized that focused on the vineyards and modern technology that strengthened and fostered the avantgarde character of Terredora Di Paolo. This fundamental step was taken to guarantee the highest quality by controlling all aspects of the grape growing cycle. These checks are fundamental to the production of excellent wines."
"Great care has been taken in the vineyards and wine cellars to ensure that the traditions and history of the winemaking in this region is honored. Terredora di Paolo is dedicated to achieving outstanding levels of quality the indigenous varietals of Campania." - Importer
This wine was also rated 86 Points by Antonio Galloni.
|Sub-Region||Fiano di Avellino (Apianum)|
95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||honey, spice, almond and hazelnut|
|Nose||honey, spice, almond, hazelnut and floral|