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Fiano grape was introduced by the Greeks at the time of the foundation of their colonies (VII ‐ VI a.C.), together with other grapes that now you can find in Campania Region. Now it has become one of the most representative grapes and wines of Avellino.
The Production of wine in Irpinia is an art that has been handed down for centuries and it is through the tradition of three generations that Macchie Santa Maria Winery came alive. The entrepreneurial spirit and passion of the new generation has skillfully integrated innovative techniques to traditional methods of production leading towards excellence.
The spiciness of the dish commands a vigorous white, yet dry and fresh with some sharpness given by its acidity. These are the main characteristics of the Signifer, a Fiano di Avellino DOCG from volcanic soils, which has been chosen to pair the bittersweet shrimps. At the palate the wine releases hints of dry fruits and toasted hazelnuts, which are enhanced by the presence of cashew nuts. Signifier matches well with the shrimps and its persistence pairs and contrasts the spicy sensation of the food aftertaste.