This expression of Santa Lucia Highlands is what I love about the appellation. There is an aroma of corn in this wine that I absolutely love, accompanied by aromas of French vanilla ice cream, pear eau de vie, and apple pie followed by flavors of Fuji apple, Asian pear, a hint of spiced eggnog, and caramel.
The 2019 Fiano reminds me of Italian Fiano more than any other vintage. I would attribute this difference to the growing season in 2019 and the fact that I picked the fruit just shy of 22 brix which gave us a lovely 12.9% alcohol. This charming Fiano leads with aromas of orange
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