Wine Planeta, "Cerrasuolo di Vittoria" DOCG, 2014
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Wine rich ruby red color with light cherry highlights.
Soft, bright and surprisingly fresh taste of wine up tone fragrant herbs, ripe plums, red fruits, smoke, colors that remain lush, long, elegant finish.
Aromatic palette of shades decorate wine ripe pomegranate, fig, red fruit and berries (strawberries, cherries) and floral tones of rose petals, violets and light nuances of sweet candy.
Wine fairly universal in their gastronomic combinations. It will come to the main dishes of fish and meat, cooked meat, white meat, cheese average maturity, spicy food, such Sicilian dishes like couscous with vegetables, arancine (rice balls stuffed with meat, ham and cheese), grilled mackerel risotto. Also wine combined with a pizza with different toppings and meat rolls.
Wine "Cerrasuolo di Vittoria" was born in 2001 in the beautiful countryside Dorilli (Dorilli). The wine is made from a blend of indigenous grape varieties - Nero d'Avola (60%) and Frappato (40%). Vineyard in Dorilli located at a low altitude of 60 meters above sea level. Soils in the area are sandy texture and consist mainly of red sands originating from the so-called marine terraces rich in limestone. Yields limited to 1.5 kg of grapes per vine. The harvest begins September 20. After collecting the berries are carefully selected, tested 8-day maceration and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25 ° C. The wine is bottled in April. Wine storage potential is 3-4 years.
"Cerrasuolo di Vittoria" - rich red wine with cherry and strawberry intriguing echoes.
Planet - a name the family of Italian winemakers, whose three members - Alessio, Francesca and Santi - together with the oenologist Carlo Corino today run this economy. Family Planet has contributed greatly to agriculture in the region of Sicily. As for the wine, although the industry is relatively new for them, nevertheless a very short time they built an empire of the four estates 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. There are also beautiful tasting room, located in the mansion of the XVI century, many vineyards and old olive grove.
Then, in 2001, built a winery Planet Dispensa near the town of Menefee, closer to the coast. Here, their efforts are focused 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 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 Planet - exclusively and consistently high quality - their rightful place among the best wines of the Italian manufacturers and were marked by many awards specialized wine competitions and tastings.