From many generations the Planeta family has been dedicated to farming in the area of Sambuca di Siclia and Menfi, in the province of Agrigento, and it as always been in the forefront of developments in Sicilian agriculture. The future production of wine began in 1985 on the shore of the Lake Arancio, near Sambuca di Sicilia, with the main aim being to demonstrate the value of Sicilian wines. Since the first vineyards was planted the Planeta family has concentrated on three important goals: - to gain recognition to the indigenous grape varieties; - to adapt the best international vines to the particular conditions of Sicily; - o restore the fascinating and historic Sicilian D.O.C.;
The oil has a wonderful green colour and a fresh bouquet of herbs, citrus fruit, artichokes and tomatoes. It has a delicate and full flavour and its characteristics, already displayed during the pressing, are preserved throughout thanks to careful attention at every stages of the production.
La Segreta takes its name from the wood that surrounds our vineyard at Ulmo. This young fresh wine produced mainly from Grecanico grapes, introduced into Sicily more than 2,000 years ago, gains personality and style with the addition of international variety grapes.All the grapes are carefully cultivated in Planeta owned vineyards.
Our Merlot has enjoyed international attention since its first vintage. It has a small production from the hilly vineyards of Ulmo and Maroccoli. This exceptional presentation of this noble grape, rich, round and powerful, is found in the winelists of the most prestigious restaurants and winebars round the world.
Nocera is a noble variety grown in a few hectares in Capo Milazzo, in the Messina area, in an absolutely spectacular vineyard surrounded by the sea, by ancient olive trees and under the gaze of the islands.The Barone Lucifero Foundation which owns the fund uses part of the proceeds for socio-cultural and recreational activities for the children of the...
Denomination: Sicilia DOC 50% Nero d’Avola, 50% Syrah Our Rosé, fresh and fruity, represents all the feelings of a Sicilian summer. Its colour is that of a summer sunset. The fresh aromas of strawberry make it a marvellously friendly wine, and easy to drink. Enjoy Planeta’s Rosé in good company, as an aperitif with tapas, raw fish, fresh salads or alone...
Santa Cecilia is our benchmark wine produced from the most important Sicilian grape variety, Nero d’Avola. The wine expresses elegance, power, balance and emphasis on the unique aromas of Sicily, and now is finally a point of reference for red wines from indigenous Sicilian grapes.Its name is derived from that of our family – Planeta di Santa Cecilia.