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Planeta Chardonnay 2018

75cl Volume

Planeta Chardonnay 2018

£22.69
£22.69
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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%
Planeta is the maker of this Planeta Chardonnay 2018 (£22.69), a white wine from the region of Menfi produced with chardonnay from the 2018 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The Planeta Chardonnay 2018 is the ideal white to combine with vegetable dishes and risotto. Drinks&Co users rate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Planeta Chardonnay 2018

Planeta Chardonnay 2018 (Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES:

  • 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.

VINEYARD: Planet.

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.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-14 ° C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Golden yellow with green highlights.
  • Nose: The aroma is rich, smooth and intense, with notes of apricot, peach trees, apple trees, fig trees, enriched by pleasant notes of honey and pistachios.
  • Mouth: The palate is rich and creamy, supported by a refreshing acidity that accompanies all tastes.

APPELLATION: Menfi

VINEYARD: The vineyards of the company Planeta state of the wine, which is based in Sambuca di Sicilia, in the province of Agrigento, which have a total area of ​​370 hectares, where the grapes are grown and treated with the utmost respect for the environment and ecosystem, the same philosophy applied to the entire enterprise management, protection of the landscape, resorting to the use of renewable energy, and recycling of materials and resources.

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay.

AGEING: Aged in oak barrels for 12 months before being bottled.

PREPARATION: is produced exclusively from grapes harvested and selected carefully by hand during harvest. After de-stemming and gentle pressing is carried out a temperature controlled fermentation barrel.

PAIRING: Ideal for seafood dishes that accompanies, is ideal in combination with white meats and soups. For the most original combinations should be tested with seared foie gras and roast beef with mushroom sauce.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12 ℃

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:View: Golden yellow with green highlights.Nose: The aroma is rich, smooth and intense, with notes of apricot, peach trees, apple trees, fig trees, enriched by pleasant notes of honey and pistachios.Mouth: The palate is rich and creamy, supported by a refreshing acidity that accompanies all tastes.APPELLATION: MenfiVINEYARD: The vineyards of the company Planeta state of the wine, which is based in Sambuca di Sicilia, in the province of Agrigento, which have a total area of ​​370 hectares, where the grapes are grown and treated with the utmost respect for the environment and ecosystem, the same philosophy applied to the entire enterprise management, protection of the landscape, resorting to the use of renewable energy, and recycling of materials and resources.GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay.AGEING: Aged in oak barrels for 12 months before being bottled.PREPARATION: is produced exclusively from grapes harvested and selected carefully by hand during harvest. After de-stemming and gentle pressing is carried out a temperature controlled fermentation barrel.PAIRING: Ideal for seafood dishes that accompanies, is ideal in combination with white meats and soups. For the most original combinations should be tested with seared foie gras and roast beef with mushroom sauce.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12 ℃ALCOHOL: 13.5%
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Planeta Menfi Chardonnay Sicilia 2018

4 /5

Clear hints of jasmine. Sweet and tasty.
They make good wine at Menfi.
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Planeta Menfi Chardonnay Sicilia 2018

Reviews of other vintages of Planeta Chardonnay 2018201620152017

4/5

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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4/5

- Golden yellow with greenish hue. On the nose it comes across very intense, with citrus fruit flavours, chestnut, honey and a spicy complexity.
- Rich, ripe, and bursting with tropical fruit that springboards onto the tongue with a healthy lashing of oak.
- Colour: Golden yellow with a bright, greenish hue.
- Nose: Very intense, fruity bouquet with citrus, lime and peachy notes, lightly balsamic with hints of mint and sage, nutty tones and orange blossom.
- Palate: Dry and elegant with a good balance of fresh acidity and a supple, aromatic persistance, very well integrated, complex oak characters add depth to this beautifuly well crafted wine.
- Drinks very well on release but will mature for 6 to 8 years.
- Richly flavoured, fleshy fish, mushroom and truffle risotto and medium bodied, hard cheeses.
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4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia 2017:

  • View: Golden irresistible.
  • Nose: complex bouquet of fruit notes (pineapple, papaya and melon), white flowers, almond, delicious hints of vanilla, melted butter, intense, sweet and warm aroma, but balanced by the acidity of tropical fruit notes.
  • Mouth: round and velvety on the palate, creamy and with a very successful acidity, long finish of subtle smoky memories.

APPELLATION: Sicily.

GRAPES: Chardonnay.

TEMPERATURE: 6-8 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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