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Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia Menfi DOC

2014

In a Nutshell

Fantastic modern-style Chardonnay.

Tasting Notes

Single-variety Chardonnay whose characteristics which have made it so famous which here emerge very clearly. Starting from the richness of its deep clear golden but transparent colour one imagines the pleasing contrast of creaminess and crispness in the taste. It is indeed a soft white wine underlaid by a refreshing acid vein which accompanies each mouthful. A slight mineral suggestion combines harmoniously with the flavour of ripe yellow peaches, acacia honey and marzipan and with some peaty, cereal and toasted aromas which precede the powerful balanced finish.

Production Notes

After crushing and destemming, light pressing and static sedimentation at low temperature and inoculation with selected yeasts.Fermentation takes place in 225 litres Allier oak barrels (half new and half one year old) at 20 ° C for 15 days and maturation then takes place in 50% new barriques for 10/11 months and for a year for the remainder.

Grape Blend

100%

Chardonnay

Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia IGT

Detailed Information

Type

White

Country

Italy

Region

Sicily

Vintage

2014

Size

0.75L

ABV

14%

Grape

Chardonnay

Viticulture

Minimal Intervention

Vinification

Vegetarian

Closure

Cork

£25.50

Reviews

5 out of 5
(1 customer review)

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  1. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent taste and a strong aroma of citrus. Good with food and alone with me. Kindly recomended.