San Polo di Piave (TV) Italy
Giol has an incredible history. It is the oldest documented winery in Italy, dating back to 1427. A certified organic, ethical and environmentally friendly winery producing award winning sparkling and still wines exclusively from grapes grown on the historic La Bicana, Il Bassonet, Le Gerette and Spiridiona estates. The winery seeks to combine the highest quality with the greatest respect for the environment by farming all 25 hectares of vineyards using organic methods.
Cantine GIOL is now run by Vittorio Carraro. Vittorio prides himself on making fresh, vibrant and immediately enjoyable wines which are honest, estate grown, certified organic wines made with great respect for all things and people involved. http://www.giolitalia.it/
Grape varieties: Glera (Prosecco), Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet, Raboso
appellation denominazione di origine controllata (DOC)
Manual harvest at optimum technological ripeness, crushing-destemming, pressing, cold settling and addition of cultured yeasts. Controlled fermentation is followed by racking, light clarification to stabilize the proteins and subsequent careful filtration.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC GRAPES AND VEGAN FRIENDLY