Carlo Giorgi di Vistarino was one of the first to introduce the pinot nero grape to the Oltrepo Pavese between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, going on to win awards in both London and Paris for the sparkling wines thus produced.
Owner of an extensive estate in Rocca de’Giorgi for many centuries, the family has long played an active role in enhancing the quality of the wines of the Valle Scuropasso, by using the best of state-of-the-art technology.
In so doing, they considerably have help enhance the reputation of the wines of the Oltrepo Pavese, the area to the south of Pavia.
His work was taken further by Ottaviano and Carlo, and is today in the hands of Ottavia Giorgi di Vistarino.
We tasted: PERNICE 2012
It’s a fruity and spicy wine. In the mouth it is warm, full, not so brusque although maintaining its strong personality. The filigree and weft are always those typical of the Pernice cru, however it is almost an ‘ideal’ wine, being analytically and chemi cally more balanced compared to the typical expres sion of the territory.
It is perfect with rustic tastes and seasoned cheese.