Clelia Romano   Campania, Italy  
  "Colli di Lapio is one of Campania’s most promising young properties. The estate is best known for its Fiano di Avellino, a wine that generally needs a few years in bottle to show its best." - Wine Advocate, June 2010

“A superb example of Fiano di Avellino.” (IWC)

The estate of Clelia Romano is from vineyards around the Lapio village, northeast of Avellino, the "grand cru" growing area for the white varietal Fiano. This wine, vinified entirely in stainless steel, is pure class and elegance, with peach and melon aromatics and a vibrant acidity that gives it the potential to evolve over a decade into a golden-hued and mineral-ly wine that echoes the qualities of grand cru Chablis. According to the International Wine Cellar, “this young estate, founded in 1994, is the source of one of the finest Fianos made today, if not the best one. The perfectly situated vineyards, at about 500 meters above sea level on highly calcareous clay soil and benefiting from wide day-night temperature differences, would rate grand cru status if such a classification scheme existed in Italy.” 
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Fiano di Avellino 'Colli di Lapio', Clelia Romano 2013    
Fiano di Avellino 'Colli di Lapio', Clelia Romano 2014    
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