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Planeta - La Segreta, Bianco 2019

White wine from Sicily · Italy
Price: £12.95
Case Rate: £12.32
Ex Tax: £10.79
Country:
Wine Region: Sicily
Winery: Planeta
Wine Maker: Alessio Planeta
Grape: Grecanico
Grape Percentage: Grape Grecanico 50% Grape Chardonnay 30% Grape Viognier 10% Grape Fiano 10%
Alcohol Percentage: 12.50
Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Vegan:
Yes
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Country:
Wine Region: Sicily
Winery: Planeta
Wine Maker: Alessio Planeta
Grape: Grecanico
Grape Percentage: Grape Grecanico 50% Grape Chardonnay 30% Grape Viognier 10% Grape Fiano 10%
Alcohol Percentage: 12.50
Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Vegan:
Yes

Wine tasting notes

The greater part being produced from Grecanico, La Segreta is a wine focussing on notes of pleasant citrus flower freshness, which provide a harmony unique among its Mediterranean notes and an unforgettable freshness. Elegant on the nose with notes of peach, papaya, yellow melon and chamomile, refined and intriguing on the palate.

Winery information

Planeta

PLANETA - A JOURNEY THROUGH SICILY!

Although the family have been involved in agriculture for five centuries, through seventeen generations, Planeta did not plant their first vineyard until 1985. Still family run, they are a young company with ancient roots.
Planeta now own vineyards in five different areas of Sicily – Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, and most recently Capo Milazzo, growing indigenous and international grape varieties. Planeta produced their first wine in 1995 – a Chardonnay, a wine they are now justifiably world famous for – their Menfi Chardonnay is a classic wine and the flagship of their innovative range.
They have conducted in-depth research into ancient Sicilian grape varieties, culminating in Cometa – the great white wine of Southern Italy. Elegant and powerful reds are also produced that will not disappoint red wine lovers. Then there are the extraordinary wines, both red and white from Etna’s volcanic soils, and the famous Cerasuolo Di Vittoria – Sicily’s only DOCG wine is a delicious delight. Whatever your tastes – Planeta offer something outstanding for every palate!

www.planeta.it/en/

Food matching

Excellent as aperitif and very versatile in matching with various appetisers, salads and pasta dishes with light or seafood sauces.

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Vinification notes

La Segreta takes its name from the woods which surround our vineyard at Ulmo. This young fresh wine principally produced from Grecanico grapes gains personality and style with the addition of some international variety grapes. All grapes are knowledgeably cultivated in the vineyards owned by Planeta. Altitude is between 45 and 100 metres above sea level adn the training system is the cordon spur and guyot with a density of planting of 4500/5000 vines per hectare. Static decanting of must after destalking and soft pressing; ferments at 15⁰C in stainless steel vats, remaining there until bottling