Wine Planeta, Alastro IGT, 2011
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, Alastro IGT, 2011
The wine is straw-yellow color with a slight green tint.
Strict taste wine shows softness, excellent balance and a nice acidity, nice and long finish with honey tones.
Elegant aroma of the wine is fresh tones of melon, peach, citrus, green tea and vanilla.
Planeta, Alastro IGT is the best accompaniment Mediterranean cuisine, served with pasta, risotto, seafood, fish dishes.
Grapes are grown in close proximity to Menefee Sambuca. Collected in the degree of optimum maturity berries are snug pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Wine is aged for 6 months in steel tanks of the same, and only 10% of the wine matures in oak barriques. Wine Alastro 2003 won the silver medal at the "Decanter Worlds Wine Award 2004".
Planet (Planeta) - is the name of a family of Italian winemakers, whose three members - Alessio, Francesca and Santi, together with oenologist Carlo Corino today run this economy. Family Planet has contributed greatly to agriculture in the region of Sicily. As for the wine, then nesmotya the novelty of the industry for the family planet in a very short time they have managed to build an empire of four possessions with vineyards and two wineries located along the southern coast of Sicily and connected by a road.
Winery Ulmo was the first step of the family of planets. It was built in 1995 near Sambuca di Sicilia, and her work is focused on white wines, mostly on Chardonnay and Fiano. It produces Segreta Bianco , Alastro, Cometa and the famous Chardonnay - a wine that has brought the company worldwide fame. The winery are also beautiful tasting room, located in the mansion of the XVI century, many vineyards and old olive grove. In 2001, the economy was built Planeta winery Dispensa, near the town of Menefee, closer to the coast. Here, focus is on red wines and the winery is surrounded by the largest of the family-owned vineyards. This winery produced Segreta Rosso, Merlot, Syrah and a great Burdese - Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The family Planet has more vineyards further east: in Noto (Syracuse) with Nero d'Avola and Moscato in the family homestead Dorilli in Acate, where they grow autochthonous red varieties Nero d'Avola and Frappato. Wines Planeta - exceptional and consistently high quality, they have taken a worthy place among the best wines of the Italian manufacturers and were marked by many awards specialized wine competitions and tastings.