Planeta Chardonnay 2018


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Planeta is a Sicilian winery with strong ties to its territory and an ambassador for this unique island. The winery's history is well explained by Diego Planeta, who sees his winery as a journey through space and time through wines that, thanks to the territory, the climate and the men who produce them, have different styles and characters and represent the different nuances of Sicily. Also fascinating is the tourist proposal to travel in the most enchanting territories of the island through the "wine resorts" Planeta.

One of the five territories where Planeta resides is Menfi, in the south-west of Sicily. From this enchanting site comes the Chardonnay Planeta Sicily Menfi 2018. This wine represents a real step forward for Planeta, as it is made with only Chardonnay, a very common but equally noble grape variety. In the splendid vineyards of Ulmi and Maroccoli, characterised by particularly ideal soil, the vine reaches the height of its potential.

This is an exceptionally pure Chardonnay, which is already evident from its wonderful golden colour with excellent transparency and soft fragrance, with a refreshing touch of pleasant acidity. In the mouth, it is velvety and with flavours of peaches, acacia honey and almond paste that recall its land.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Menfi (Sicily, Italy)
Winery: Planeta
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description of Planeta Chardonnay 2018

Planeta Chardonnay 2018 (Chardonnay)


  • View: deep golden color with green highlights.
  • Nose: Elegant aromas of ripe fruits and citrus, nuts, caramel, honey and toasted wood tones.
  • Mouth: full, soft, elegant, balanced, with perfect acidity and fresh flavors of ripe fruit body. long, elegant finish.

APPELLATION: Sicily, Italy.


GRAPES: Chardonnay.

AGEING: 6 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested manually and subjected to a stripping process and gentle pressing. The must is clarified with natural sediments at low temperatures. Fermentation was carried out in French oak barrels at controlled temperatures of 16 to 20 ° C, for a period of 15 days. The wine is subjected to a malolactic fermentation, then be aged in oak barrels for a period of 6 months before bottling.

PAIRING: Appetizers, white meats, seafood, risotto, salad, baked vegetables, creamy desserts and fruit.



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Reviews of Planeta Chardonnay 2018


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Lo cerco sempre e mi sorprende sempre: una eccellenza di vinificazione delle uve Chardonnay
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Planeta Chardonnay 2018

4 /5

Jag testade med mina klienter från Menfi.
Typisk färg på vit. De vita blommornas arom dominerar över resten. Jag jämförde detta 2018 med de föregående men mäkte ingenting.
Ett tapasvin som vi tog med några grillspett.
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Planeta Menfi Chardonnay Sicilia 2018

4 /5

Cor típica do branco. Notam-se claramente os aromas de frutas brancas.Sente-se um sabor a framboesa e morango.
Muito saboroso com um queijo tipo serra.
Tive a sorte de o provar com um cliente.
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Planeta Menfi Chardonnay Sicilia 2018

4 /5

På nesen, merker man hvite frukter. Veldig frisk smak.
For kommersiell for min smak.
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Planeta Menfi Chardonnay Sicilia 2018

Reviews of other vintages of Planeta Chardonnay 2018020160201402008


Golden yellow with greenish hue. On the nose it comes across a very intense, with citrus fruit flavours, chestnut, honey and a spicy complexity. 
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A 2014 is perfect with boiled shrimp. I have a friend in Sicily, he recommended it to me.
Its colour is very dense. Over all, the Planeta Chardonnay reminded me of white flowers. Salty touch, like the sea, cool.
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John Mccarthy


Intense colour at sight. In my opinion, the Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia smelled like mango, banana and pear. Flavours are well balanced.
We had it with a pizza.
This time I shared it with two couples .
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Edward Collins
Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia 2008

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