2021 Jericho Adelaide Hills Fiano

If you want to see what Fiano is all about, this is a great place to start. Fresh and full flavoured. Another supreme value proposition from the Jericho family.
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Another spot-on Fiano here from one of South Australia's brightest value producers - Jericho.

We've seen some outstanding Fianos from McLaren Vale, Riverland and even Clare Valley, but the Adelaide Hills has enormous potential with this Italian variety as well. Sourced from two vineyards at opposite ends of the Adelaide Hills - Kersbrook, with old vines producing small bunches, and Kuitpo, an ideal place for growing bright ripe fruit.

If you're looking for a versatile, introductory Fiano to try you could hardly do better than this. Textural, full-flavoured yet fresh as a daisy - it's a lovely, well-balanced wine.

Varietal explosions of tropical pineapple, honeydew and pear leap out the glass, followed by subtle lees derived notes of almond, hay and elderflower. This Italian variety, native to the hills of Campania in Southern Italy is well suited to the extreme ends of the Adelaide Hills, from which we source our fruit. The higher altitude of these vineyards allows for slow, even ripening, retaining natural acidity, and vibrant fruit flavours.

Designed with freshness in mind, this wine has been fermented in stainless steel to maintain the varietal spice and tropical fruit flavours. Four months on fine lees following ferment has built creamy texture to complement the fresh acidity of the fruit profile.

91 Points - "In some ways it’s a straight-forward, go-ahead fiano, fruit-driven and accessible. In others it’s complex, leesy, textural and sophisticated. It’s fruit-driven side wins out by a margin, but there’s more here to enjoy if you’re so inclined." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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