Wine Planeta, "Rose", Sicilia IGT, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, "Rose", Sicilia IGT, 2016
The color of wine - pale pink, with a hint of strawberry.
The wine has a smooth, beverage, fresh taste with well-balanced acidity and a pleasant aftertaste.
Attractive aroma of the wine is filled with notes of red fruits, strawberry and pomegranate, which complement the floral fragrance, in particular - rose.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif, combined 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.
"Rose" - a fresh and fruity wine that embodies the soul of sense Sicilian summer. To create a wine "Rose", which was first released in 2007, used the grape varieties Syrah and Nero d'Avola. The vineyards are located in the area of Menefee, in Grande Cantina and Dispensa at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level. Yields - 2.2 kg with vines, planting density - 5,000 vines per hectare. Harvesting begins on the first day of September. Vinification takes place on technology designed for white wines: after treatment mild pressure followed by a short period of maceration (about 3-4 hours), to get the perfect color shade. Then the fermentation is carried out in stainless steel vats at 15 ° C. The wine is bottled in the first half of 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.