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A Classically Rubenesque Princess

The Fiano grape variety originates from the Campania region east of Naples in Italy.  So immediately I think of light fresh seafoods, sometimes richer dishes such as seafood pasta or risotto, or richer poultry dishes.  Generally it has a nutty, herbal, characters which I just remember as pesto; ie pinenuts, basil, parmesan cheese.  It can be quite aromatic, and sometimes with smoky spicy notes.  It naturally retains its acid.

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