12. Vistorta

Brandino Brandolini D'adda
Alec Ongaro

Via Vistorta 82
IT - 33077 Sacile Pordenone


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Wine-growing region:
Friuli Venezia Giulia

Vistorta is a historical village in the region of Friuli, in the northeastern part of Italy. The estate hasbeen in the ownership of the Brandolini family since 1780. The current estate, which includes afarm and a winery, was created by Guido Brandolini with a long term vision to modernity. In 1985,Brandino Brandolini, inspired by Bordeaux standards, introduced a winemaking revolution toVistorta by implementing a project with the aim to produce a great age worthy red wine: MerlotVistorta. The range of production includes both red and white varietal wines, typical to the Friuliantradition with the claddic Conte Brandolini label. In 2005, the Vistorta project converted to organicfarming. The whole farm, which counts some 200 hectares, was totally converted to organicfarming and certified as such starting from vintage 2009. On the farm soils, Vistorta grows a varietyof crops (corn, wheat, soybeans, spelt and alfalfa) as well as vegetable garden. The soilcomposition of the 37 hectares of vineyard is mainly lanted to clay-limestone and sand-gravel,excellent for producing fresh white wines such as Friulano and Pinot Grigio, and in the redsRefosco and Cabernet Franc. The old vines of Merlot are dedicated to the production of VistortaMerlot that we have been ageing carefully in the cellar for more than 20 years, collecting wonderfulvintages, which are available for customers starting from 1996 vintage, up to the current one.

Gruppo Meregalli - Italia/Francia/Svizzera Carolina Wine Brands - USA Vinissimo Gmbh- GermaniaEnotria&Coe-UK
Montalvin inc.- Canada (Quebec)

2022 Friulano

Doc Friuli
Tocai Friulano biologico
White wine

A green-flecked, velvet smooth white typical of Friuli.

2022 Pinot Grigio Ramato

Doc Friuli
Pinot Grigio biologico
White wine

Unique, a characteristic coppery color and notes of wild strawberries.

2019 Stomo Merlot

Doc Friuli Grave
Merlot biologico
Red wine

An intense Merlot, yet straightforward and bright.

2016 Vistorta Merlot

Igt Venezia Giulia
Merlot biologico
Red wine

Our iconic organic Merlot. Savoring the Vistorta Merlot is an absolutely nonpareil experience; a sensory flight from Merlot's stricking ancestral Bordeaux vineyards to Friuli, where this ancient variety has succeeded in developing a unique and expansive complexity.

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