Fiano 2018

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Grown throughout warmer regions in Southern Italy, Fiano thrives  in Heathcote’s warm days and cool nights. Crafted in a fresh, lively style, the fine palate weight of Tellurian Fiano is enlivened by chalky texture and appealing varietal complexity.


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Grown throughout warmer regions in Southern Italy, Fiano thrives  in Heathcote's warm days and cool nights. Crafted in a fresh, lively style, the fine palate weight of Tellurian Fiano is enlivened by chalky texture and appealing varietal complexity.

Tasting Notes

WINEMAKER NOTES
Pale Straw in colour. Fresh aromas of cut green grass, green apple and citrus. Flavours of  green apple, grassy, lemon and lime citrus followed by fresh acidity, light bodied with slightly waxy texture and honey-like characters through the  back palate.

VINEYARD
The majority of the fruit for 2018 Fiano came from Chalmers vineyard on the eastern side of the Mount Camel range in Colbinabbin, along with a small amount from our Tellurian vineyard where ancient rich, decomposed greenstone rock and limestone and soil depths up to 2m allow roots to reach deep, while relatively low fertility controls vigour and yield. 

VINTAGE
After the cooler conditions of the 2017 season, 2018 saw the return of the warm dry conditions that have been more typical in recent years. Vintage started in early February and went through to mid-March.

WINEMAKING
Grapes were whole bunch pressed to stainless steel and the juice allowed to settle overnight. Inoculated with a select strain on yeast, the wine remained in tank on lees for three months. 

Vintage

2018

Prices

6-pack: $28.00 / bottle

Case: $28.00 / bottle

Member Prices

All prices shown below are per bottle.

Family & Friends Wine Club: $23.80

MATES RATES: $21.00

Cellar Door Wine Club: $25.20

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