Wine Planeta, La Segreta Rosso, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, La Segreta Rosso, 2010
Wine ruby red color with purple reflections.
The wine has a soft, elegant, dry and rounded taste with hints of ripe fruit and juicy berries. Belongs to the dominant raspberry notes, nuances of spice and pepper notes present in the long pleasant aftertaste. The wine has a good structure and balanced acidity.
In an intense aroma of wine harmoniously interwoven notes of red currant, raspberry, strawberry, mulberry, bright colors and crushed spices.
The wine goes well with pasta dishes, grilled sausage, sea bass with fresh tomatoes, barbecue, ravioli, cheese, eggplant rolls, grilled meat, potato pie.
The range of wines "La Segreta" is named for the forests surrounding the vineyard Ulm area Menefee owned winery Planet. "La Segreta" Rosso - fresh, bright, well-balanced wine, a blend which is dominated by the variety Nero d'Avola - a symbol of Sicily, in conjunction with international varieties Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Red grape varieties grown in Menefee and Noto on sites "Dispensa", "Gurr" and "Buonivini", located at an altitude of 100 to 250 meters above sea level. Planting density of 4500 vines per hectare. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cyr harvested in early September, Nero d'Avola - in late September. Grapes are exempt from the ridges. After 10-14 days of maceration, the wine passes fermentation on skins in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25 ° C. Excerpt wine ends in February.
Climatic conditions during the harvest in 2010 were particularly favorable. In 2009, the fall resulted in heavy precipitation, which is ideal for the "rest" of vines. Winter temperatures did not deviate from the traditional rule. Spring distinguished rainy completion. Until the middle of the summer there was enough cool weather, but August was hot, which provided perfect ripening. Too early to judge all the possibilities vintage 2010, but he has a good chance to earn the title of perhaps the best in the last decade.
"La Segreto" Russia, 2010 - excellent red wine with berry-fruit motifs and unique shades of fragrant spices.
Planeta - is the name of a family of Italian winemakers, whose three members - Alessio, Francesca and Santi - together with the oenologist Carlo 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, in 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 one way.
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 from 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.
In 2001 Planeta winery Dispensa built 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 "La 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.
Exceptional and consistently high quality wines Planet took its rightful place among the best wines of the Italian manufacturers and were marked by many awards specialized wine competitions and tastings.