Wine Planeta, "La Segreta" Rosso, 2014
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Wine of bright ruby color with deep purple hues.
Soft, round and dry taste of the wine is characterized by hints of red fruit and fresh acidity. Elastic tannins and silky chocolate notes are recorded in a long elegant finish.
The aroma of wines from the tone of strawberries, red currants, mulberries, raspberries, complemented by hints of violets and cyclamen flowers.
Wine is served to the barbecue, Italian dishes and cheeses.
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 Syrah are harvested in late August, 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.
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.