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 with seasonal fruit.
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VARIETY: Nero d'Avola, Syrah.
TYPE OF SOIL: soil of medium depth, moderately calcareous with mixed yellow and dark gray clays, with a moderately fine texture; the skeleton is not very present.
ALTITUDE: Nero d'Avola 75 meters above sea level; Syrah 65 m a.s.l.
YIELD PER HECTARE: Nero d'Avola 100 quintals Syrah 90 quintals
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon.
PLANT DENSITY: 4.500 plants per hectare.
HARVEST PERIOD: Nero d'Avola 4-5 September. Syrah August 28.
VINIFICATION: similar to that of a white wine: crushing and destemming and sent to a soft press for a short maceration of 1-2 hours to achieve the perfect extraction of color. The must thus obtained, after decanting, is decanted and ferments at 15 ° C in steel tanks.
BOTTLING PERIOD: first half of January.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5% vol.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.40 gr / l.
AGING CAPACITY: to be drunk immediately to enjoy its freshness.
ORGANOLEPTIC NOTES: The delicate color of the Rosé reminds us of the elegance of a prima ballerina. Floral notes such as hibiscus and rose hips meet hints of strawberries, blackberries and melon. Lively and fresh in the mouth it recalls meringue and recalls the light pulp of snuffbox peaches.
PAIRING: Perfect to combine with any idea of a snack that may cross your mind during your summer afternoons. Also good with seafood and vegetable fries, tempura or sushi.
Originally bottled by Planeta s.s. Menfi (AG) - Italy