Colour Straw yellow
Bouquet A moltitude of aromas, including pear, pineapple, acacia, toasted nut, honey and may
Palate Excellent acidity balanced by fine smoothness. Initial aromas of white peach and grapefruit are followed by notes of nut and almond on the finish
"Established in the 1750s by winemaker Pietro di Mastro Berardino, Mastroberardino is Campania's most renowned winery. Pietro was awarded the professional title of Mastro as testament to his skill in quality winemaking, a tradition that continued uninterrupted for 10 generations and lives on to this day. Radici means "roots" in Italian, which signifies Mastroberardino's devotion to safeguarding the indigenous varieties of ancient Irpinia. The grape Fiano was known in antiquity as apiana as it was noticed that bees ("api" in Italian) had a particular affinity for this vine. A rare vine, it was traditionally found near hazelnut orchards and, as a happy result, seems to have adopted some of these notes into its flavor profile. Straw-yellow in color, aromas of pear and tropical fruits are complemented by undertones of acacia, toasted nut, honey, and spring flowers. On the palate, excellent acidity and smooth body push a long finish that features a hint of almonds. Pair this wine with grilled lake or river fish, bechamel sauces, chicken scallopini, or spicy kani salads." - Distributor Notes
|Fine as aperitif, especially with toasted nuts, it also pairs well with seafood and fish - based dishes
|The world of wine is not a simple, one-dimensional world. It is a world in which generations try to understand each other and at the same time offer their own contribution. This is a heritage which grows slowly and ponderously, learning from mistakes and difficulties, taking the royal road where possible, which is hardly ever the quickest path. This heritage involves accepting events extensively, without submitting to the siren call of immediate results, affecting the day-to-day work whilst respecting the coherence of the greater vision. All this, and many more great, unlimited factors, lead the members of the Mastroberardino family to see themselves as interpreters, who receive a testimony and in turn pass it on. Aware of this, they see their role as being merely as a component of a harmonious process, in which all parts become an indivisible whole, in reverence to the cultural message which this long history embodies and bequeaths…...