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Fenile

Fenile is a rare white grape variety that is found in the Campaniaregion of Italy.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Fenile gives the wines mild acidity and tropical aromas of apricots, candied fruit and honey.

Fresh Fenile grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Fenile is a rare variety, and it is only found in the Amalfi Coast of Campania region. Only one producer is currently planting this grape variety. Fenile is an early ripening variety with high levels of sugar content. The training system of the vines is usually pergola. The variety is also known to be susceptible to botrytis. There are no single-varietal wines made from Fenile. Cantine Marisa Cuomo still uses it in a the blend with Ripoli and Ginestra. The intense aromatics of Fenile wines make them perfect for pairing with grilled fish and shellfish, also well-suited to light salads and pasta dishes.

Foods to pair with Fenile:

Salad
Fish
Asian food
Light meat
Fun Fact about Fenile
Fenile is an alomst extinct variety, and it is estimated that there is only one hectare of the grape planted in the world.

Top Wines with Fenile

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Marisa Cuomo Fiorduva Costa d'Amalfi

Marisa Cuomo

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A bright and inviting white from the Costa d’Amalfi region of Italy, Marisa Cuomo Fiorduva is a blend of local grapes. On the nose, this wine is bursting with aromas of white flowers and citrus fruits. On the palate, it has a unique combination of sweetness and acidity, as well as a pleasing minerality. Notes of lemon, pear, and white peach give way to a long, mineral-infused finish. Fiorduva is a great choice to pair with seafood, vegetable dishes, or light cheeses.
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Food Pairing:
Fish
Salad
Vegetable
Cheese
Tuna And Swordfish
Beef
Asian Food
Toufu
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