Wine Planeta, Rose, Sicilia IGT, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, Rose, Sicilia IGT, 2010
Wine soft pink color with shades of fuchsia and sweet strawberry undertones.
Taste typical pink wines - smooth, soft, with well balanced acidity.
The aroma of wine - fresh, woven from the nuances of strawberry and pomegranate. There is a subtle floral and tropical background.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif, with white meat, ham or just with peanuts and dried pistachios. Serves Sicilian dishes such as carpaccio of white fish, pasta with sea urchins, salad with chicken, olives and lemon. Suitable for fried seafood, pasta with caviar, roasted artichokes, fried shrimp.
Climatic conditions prevailing in 2010, can be considered favorable. In 2009, the fall was over abundant rainfall, which is ideal for a period of "rest" of vines. In winter, keep normal temperature, it was not too much rain. Summer began with a cool period, which lasted until mid-August, after which the temperature rose, stoked ideal ripening berries. Summer was quite dry and the rains in late September were beneficial to the crop.
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.