Profile of Bisol Winery

Bisol Winery, Prosecco, Veneto

One of the biggest names in Prosecco, Bisol Desiderio & Figli has been making high quality sparkling wines in this corner of the Veneto since 1875, although centuries earlier the family was already growing grapes in the region. One of the few wineries in the area to produce sparkling wines utilizing both the Charmat Method (the method used to produce Prosecco) and Classic Method (with 2nd fermentation in bottle), Bisol has long been recognized as an innovative presence in the Prosecco DOC.

Although production was interrupted during World War I, when fighting destroyed much of the area, the company re-organized in the 1930s. These days, the family-run winery is managed by Antonio and Eliseo Bisol together with their sons: Gianluca and Desiderio, Claudio and Alberto. Together, the family supervises every step of the winemaking process, from taking care of the 65 hectares of vineyards (50 of them DOC vineyards, and 3 in the highly valued Cartizze zone), to supervising the low-yield harvest, to bottling and aging the dozen-plus wines made by the company.

The poor limestone, marine sandstone and rough clay soil makes the Prosecco grapes work hard to develop their tell-tale citrus, floral and fruity aromas. And all of the effort pays off in sought-after wine masterpieces like the Selezione Jeio Bisol- made with a blend of grapes sourced at the company's 16 different vineyards; and the six cru wines, Crede, Fol, Garnei, Salis, Cartizze and Molera. A third, more international group of wines, Talento Metodo Classico, use grapes like Chardonnay, Pinot Nero and Pinot Bianco to make less-traditional sparkling wines.


Wines Produced

Wines
Crede Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC Spumante Brut Prosecco (85%), Pinot Bianco, Verdiso - 11.5% Vol
Vigneti del Fol Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC Spumante Extra Dry Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Garnei Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC Spumante Dry Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Salis Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC Spumante Dry Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Cartizze Superiore Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC Spumante Dry Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Molera Prosecco Tranquillo di Valdobbiadene DOC Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOC Spumante Brut Prosecco (90%), Pinot Bianco, Verdiso - 11.5% Vol
Colmei Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOC Spumante Extra Dry Prosecco - 11.5% Vol
Cuvée Spumante Brut Prosecco, Incrocio Manzoni 6.0.13, Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay, Verdiso - 11.8% Vol
Pas Dosé Extra Brut Pinot Noir, Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay - 12.5% Vol
Riserva Brut Pinot Noir, Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay - 12.5% Vol
Rosé Brut Pinot Noir - 12.5% Vol
Eliseo Brut Cuvée del Fondatore Pinot Noir, Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay - 12.5% Vol

Address:

Bisol,
Bisol Desiderio & Figli Azienda Agricola
31040 S. Stefano di Valdobbiadene (Fol) Treviso
Italy

Tel: +39 0423 900138
Fax: +39 0423 900577
Email: info@bisol.it
Web: www.bisol.it


Winery Details

D.O.C.Valdobbiadene Conegliano DOC Prosecco Prosecco DOC Superiore di Cartizze
Founded:1923
Owner:Bisol Family
Winemaker:Desiderio Bisol
Area under Vine:65 hectares
Oak:From 2 to 3 percent of Prosecco is fermented in oak barriques; approximately 20% of the Molera Prosecco Tranquillo ages for 2 to 3 months in oak barriques; Chardonnay fermented in oak (destined for Talento Metodo Classico)
Grape Varietals:Prosecco, Verdiso, Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon blanc
Age of Vines:Between 3 years and 25 years

Vineyards

The winery's 65 hectares are spread across 16 vineyards across the DOC Prosecco, from Valdobbiadene to Conegliano, including12 hectares in Rolle di Cison di Valmarino, site of the restored ex-monastery, Relais Duca di Dolle and 3 hectares on the prestigious Cartizze hill in the comune of Valdobbiadene


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