Tag Archives: Fiano

Oliver’s Taranga Fiano 2012, McLaren Vale, SA

     $26 at Bottega (Lygon St), $24 from winery (current vintage 2013). This is a bottle from the previous vintage, so it’s gained reasonable bottle age which is not what you’d typically plan for for Fiano. I’m honestly surprised … Continue reading

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Montevecchio Bianco 2011, Heathcote, VIC

$24 from Rathdowne Cellars. A co-fermented blend of Vermentino, Fiano and Moscato Giallo (Muscat). Clear pale yellow colour. A youthful nose lemon rind, musk and red apple, there’s a subtle hint of exotic spice too. Dry, medium- bodied wine, lovely … Continue reading

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Seaview Fiano 2009, McLaren Vale. SA

Fiano is an Italian white grape that hails from the Southern Italian region of Campania and Sicily. It is a thick-skinned grape, and it’s popularity suffers from its low cropping yields. Within Australia, rarely does one attempt to produce Fiano, … Continue reading

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