Bisol

Veneto, Italy

Cartizze, Valdobbiadene Superiore Di Cartizze DOCG — 2020

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Cartizze refers to a hilltop area in Valdobbiadene above 1,000 ft characterized by rocky terrain that winds along the crest of the steep hillside. Benefiting from firm rock and crumbly stone, complete sunlight exposure and continuous ventilation, this microclimate is an area of rare value. In Cartizze, Glera ripens at a slower rate and, consequently, enjoys a richer, more harmonious acidity. The 260 acres of Cartizze are owned by 140 growers. Bisol’s flagship holding is 7 acres and it is considered to be of the highest quality, or even the “Grand Cru” of Prosecco.

    • Exposure: South
    • Training: Typical Valdobbiadenese pruning, attributable to the double curtain system.
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): Early October; hand-harvested
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: at least 85% Glera.
    • Alcohol: 11.5%
    • TA: 5.6 g/L
    • RS: 25 g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Color: Straw yellow with a fine, lively and persistent perlage.

      Bouquet: Elegant with scents of wildflowers; pleasantly fruity with notes of apples, pears and peaches.

      Flavor: Savory, full and balanced; its sweetness is contained and accompanied by an intense and elegant fruitiness.