Wine Planeta, Syrah, Sicilia IGT, 2005
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, Syrah, Sicilia IGT, 2005
Wine of deep ruby red color with purple reflections.
Taste wine - enveloping, full, rich, smooth texture and soft tannins, expressive fruit notes.
The aroma of wine - a multifaceted and intriguing. Shades of red fruits, blueberry and blackberry infused with chocolate and mint nuances, black pepper and cinnamon.
Wine is served with pasta with pork, tomatoes and chili, all kinds of risotto, beef fillet with sesame steak with herbs, stew with potatoes, lamb, meat, couscous, roast suckling pig, lamb kebabs, baked potato, chicken.
Winter and spring rains in 2005 produced abundant supplies of water in the soil and favorable conditions for perfect ripening during the summer and autumn. Unusually fresh and mild temperatures in July, August and September did the rest, and the grapes arrived at the winery in perfect condition. There have been a two-week maceration of berries at a temperature of 25 ° C. Aging wine in French oak barrels, a third of which - new, lasted 12 months. Ageing potential of wine is 7-9 years.
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.