Wine Planeta, Frappato, Vittoria DOC, 2017
Reviews of purchase Planeta, Frappato, Vittoria DOC, 2017
Wine rich ruby-red color.
The taste of wine - a bright, harmonious, with a dense texture, good tannins and a long finish indefinitely.
The wine has a pleasant aroma with notes of black currant, ripe plum and candied violets, which blend harmoniously with mineral, spicy and minty undertones.
The wine can be served with venison, Italian and gourmet cuisine, soups, pies, mature cheeses.
Rich and full-bodied wine is produced Merlo winery Planet since 1995. The grapes for wine making is grown in areas Menefee and Sambuca di Sicilia, in the vineyards of Ulmo and Dispensa. Vineyard Ulmo occupies 53 hectares in the region Sambuca di Sicilia, a north-western exposure and rocky, slightly limestone soil secondary structure. Dispensa - 110 hectare vineyard located in Menefee on fine soils with few stones, the average amount of limestone, medium texture and lots of yellow clay. The height of the vineyards above sea level ranges from 100 to 400 meters. Harvesting is done from September 10. Grapes are exempt from the ridges and crushed. Fermentation and maceration are in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C and lasted 14 days. After decanting the wine matures 14 months in 225 liter French oak barrels Allier. Vintage 2010 was bottled in the second half of February. Storage capacity of wine is 10 years.
Merlot from Planeta gained international recognition since his first crop. This unique wine from noble grapes - rich, with a rounded and full-bodied taste - on the right is the menu of the most prestigious restaurants and bars around the world.
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.