Wine Planeta, "Plumbago", Sicilia IGT, 2009
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, "Plumbago", Sicilia IGT, 2009
The color of wine - deep red with purple highlights.
Wine with soft tannins, rounded taste, full of shades of dark fruit.
The aroma of the wine reveals hints of red fruits. Plum and blackberry echoes typical of Nero d'Avola, mixed with flavors of cocoa and wood notes.
Wine is perfect for roast lamb, wild hare meat on the grill, Sicilian cuisine. It goes well with grilled pork chops, tuna steak, pasta with herbs, pork in an orange sauce, braised beef with mashed potatoes, fried mackerel fillet with tomatoes.
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.