winemaker : Murielle Giudicelli
Region : Corsica
City : Poggio d'Oletta
Grape varieties : grenache, vermentinu, niellucciu, sciaccarellu, muscat à petits grains, bianco gentile.
Surface Winery : 11 hectares
Certification : organic (AB) and biodynamic (DEMETER)
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The Winery Giudicelli, located in Patrimonio, offers Corsican wines that express themselves with finesse and naturalness.
Murielle Giudicelli has been involved in the world of wine since childhood, thanks to her parents, who are real enthusiasts. Her grandfather also owned a few vineyards that were the pride of the family.
She first took a BTS in agriculture before continuing on to a DESS in Communication. After studying Sociology, she decided in 1997 to embark on the winegrowing adventure. At the beginning, Murielle was helped by (the famous) Antoine Arena to set up in the Poggio-d'Oletta area where she took over a 5 hectare vineyard in the Patrimonio appellation. After a difficult start, alone and without experience, Murielle Giudicelli decided to meet many people, particularly in Alsace where she met André Ostertag, Jean Boxler and the Barthelmé brothers. These encounters will undeniably influence her vision on white wines.
Self-taught, she was joined by her husband Stéphane in 2005. He is fully involved in the work in the vineyard. This will considerably develop Winery and the wines produced.
The Winery now has 11 ha. It has been worked and certified in Biodynamics by DEMETER since 2012.
Numerous sortings are carried out at harvest time (by hand, of course); these are done in several passages in order to obtain optimal ripeness for the grapes.