Fiano's history can be traced to Southern Italy, where its believed to have originated in ancient Roman times. Fiano has a variety of expressions, reflective of where (and how) it's grown. It's appreciated for it's wide spectrum; from its' steely fresh and mineral notes to being indulgent and rich. Fiano is an age-worthy Southern Italian white wine, that is gaining recognition and popularity among Australian vineyards and drinkers alike. Its' complexity and distinctive texture works well with a variety of dishes, from light fresh seafood, to richer shellfish, poultry as well as red meat.
The Swan Valley is located 25 minutes north of Perth, Western Australia and is home to some of the oldest vineyards in Australia with the first commercial vintage being released in 1834 by Thomas Waters. The unique warm Mediterranean climate and nutrient rich, diverse soils coupled with alluvial plains has played a perfect host to a wide-range of plantings, including Verdelho, Shiraz, Grenache, Chardonnay and, of course, Chenin Blanc.