Wine Planeta, "Eruzione 1614" Carricante, 2016
Reviews of purchase Planeta, "Eruzione 1614" Carricante, 2016
The wine is light ruby red color.
Initially a bit shy, taste wine suddenly opens rich tones of wild berries, peanut butter and graphite. On the palate the wine is present crisp acidity and firm tannins smooth, giving elegance and sophistication.
The aroma of wine basic shades of red fruit and wild berry notes shaded flowers roses, oriental spices and beeswax.
The wine will come to Sicilian cuisine, cheeses, pasta, stew meat, pork and veal with sauce, fried mushrooms.
Grapes for wine Nerello Maskaleze "Eruzione 1614" grown at an altitude of 870 meters on Mount Etna. Their appearance and flavor variety is similar to Pinot Noir: transparent red berries with the aroma of red currants and thyme. Local soil formed products of the volcano eruption which lasted for 10 years, since 1614. Now this land produces elegant and balanced wines.
Grapes were collected in boxes, immediately cooled to 10 ° C, and then taken manually. After separation of the ridges and fermentation starts pressing at 25 ° C, which lasted for 12 days with stirring wort twice daily. After 18 days, when the wort settle, it is drained in a vertical press in order to remove the precipitate. Shutter speed is carried out in oak barrels. Term storage of wine is 5-7 years.
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.