Veneto, Italy

Relio, Rive di Guia, Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • The standard bearer for the quality of Bisol Prosecco Superiore. It is named after a man who dedicated his entire life to this area: Aurelio Bisol, who was known affectionately as “Relio”. In his honor, the winery has specially selected grapes from the single vineyard “Rive di Guia” on the steepest slopes, where cultivation, and harvesting has to be carried out by hand, demanding all of the tenacity and passion of what is known in Italy as “heroic viticulture.”

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: Single vineyard, estate grown
    • Elevation: 250 meters a.s.l.
    • Exposure: West, South West
    • Training: Typical Valdobbiadenese method, a variation on the double curtain system.
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): Late September, early October; hand-harvested
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 85% Glera, 15% blend Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco (Single vineyard, estate grown)
    • Alcohol: 11.5% vol.
    • TA: 5.5 grams per liter
    • RS: 11 grams per liter
  • Tasting Notes

    • Color: Straw yellow with lime-green highlights, embellished by the fine, rich and persistent perlage.

      Bouquet: Intense, enveloping and lively. The fruity and floral notes blend together with harmony and elegant delicacy.

      Flavor: Balanced softness, flavor and acidity which together exalts elegance. Lingers on the palate with a pleasing freshness.



  • Relio Rive di Guia Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG — 2021 – Wine Advocate – 90 Points

    “This has good tension and freshness with soft beading and lots of easy stone and passion fruit on the bouquet. There is some soft foamy creaminess on the easy finish.”