By Mario A. (Fontaines sur saone, France) on 26 Nov. 2020 :
By Maria Tindara C. (Roma, Italy) on 25 Nov. 2020 :
By Lucio M. (Sarsina, Italy) on 25 Nov. 2020 :
Far from being stuck in the past, however, Sicily also holds its own with exciting blends, such as the traditional Chardonnay varietal with natives Grillo, Inzolia, Cataratto, Grecanico. White wines stand out for freshness, minerality and aromatic complexity.
Cavanera Ripa di Scorciavacca is a Bianco Etna DOC cru that encapsulates in its intense and refined bouquet the aromas and complexity of a unique terroir in the field of Sicilian viticulture—the Etna Volcano. Firriato white, a union of Carricante and Catarratto. The vines’ strength give the wine a decisive character, with a balanced acidity and softness...
Chardonnay in Sicily. Cultivated and elaborated with wisdom, in the unequalled terrain of Regaleali, it scales the heights of perfection by marrying in a surprising way the refinement of this international vine with the radiance of the Mediterranean. Fame and prestige accompany the Chardonnay Tasca d’Almerita in its 1989 debut. Exceptional 100%...
Chardonnay IGT originally from the Bourgogne and Champagne regions. This splendid variety has been exported all over the world, so to affirm its importance as the best known white in the world. Here in Sicily it has found an optimum environment to reach a good level of ripeness But above all, thanks to our wine-making techniques, it has expressed unique...
Vibrant slight straw yellow with hints of green. Rich, ripe green apple aromas, with sweet & fruity, gentle overtones of orchard blossoms, macadamia nuts and honey. On the palate, soft and rich, deep fruit, fat on the middle palate and great extract lead to a long, rich, fat round finish, almost viscous.
Greenish, very appealing color. Fresh and floral smell with clear hints of rennet apples and pineapple, delicate citrus note. Fruity, mineral flavor, slightly soft with a slight liveliness on the palate due to the delicate presence of natural carbon dioxide, originating from alcoholic fermentation.
Today Planeta’s Chardonnay is an icon for the whole of Sicily. The vines of Ulmo and Maroccoli which create it are unique in their location and terroir. Its fermentation and maturing in French barrels, which by now has been carefully planned for years, delivers an extraordinarily graceful, powerful wine.
Wine for fun and carefree moments; dynamic with all of the enthusiasm and liveliness of talented young people, capable of creating surprising and delightful atmospheres of matchless elegance and beauty in the sign of its distinguished style and natural suavity.