Chardonnay Sicilia Menfi 2016

Aziende Agricola Planeta

Chardonnay Sicilia Menfi
2016

$41.50

* Suggested retail price
Product code
855114
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Status
Store Only
Country
Italy
Region
Sicily
Regulated designation
Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC)
Appellation
Menfi
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Sugar content
2.1 g/l
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

Our tendency towards innovation and modernity has never distanced us from any historic and traditional interpretation of wine. Our patient and meticulous researches have always been directed to the past as much as to the future; on the one hand profoundly linked to the oldest Sicilian traditions of wine making with its heritage of indigenous varieties, and on the other an interest in those international grape vines which are best adapted to these territories, without neglecting the most...

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Winemaking notes

After destalking, soft pressing and static sedimentation at a low temperature, fermentation in barrique at 18?C, maturation of 11 months with bâtonnage carried out every 10 days.

Press reviews

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- 90 points-

Ian D'Agata, September 2017

Bright golden yellow. Strong notes of vanilla and caramel complicate tropical fruit nuances on the nose. Then rich and ripe, with buttery and oaky flavors of orchard fruit and pineapple. Finishes broad and tactile with building oakiness. After last year’s more discreet Old World-styled mineral Chardonnay, this is a return to Planeta’s more typical Chardonnay style, one that harkens more to the New World. For those who like this style of buttery vanillin and tropical fruit-accented Chardonnay that will be just fine. 

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