Planeta Chardonnay Menfi
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Varietals Produced in Menfi View all
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...
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I am an American, with relatives in Sicily, town of Menfi, where the local communal cantina, Sette Soli, produces the Mandrarossa line of wines. I recently visited with my family for the first time in over a decade. While I am no wine connoisseur, I found the wines quite good, and would be interested in the views of others who have tried the v... Read More
My special favorite, with a rich bouquet of ripe red fruits and black olives with lovely accents of sweet spices and vanilla. I found it to be round, fruity and flavorful. A full-bodied wine with well integrated tannins and a vibrant spicy finish. Read More
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While Chinon96 may be unfamiliar with the Nero nose (almost always offensive)the mouth description was SPOT on. Very poor example of nero d'avola expecially coming from such an esteemed vineyard in Sicily. Tasted like bad surgary Frappato. The whole idea of this bottle seems to toss the idea of a proud sicilian grape, nero d'avola, throw it on t... Read More
Hello, here is the link for ... a 2006 from Mirabile of Menfi. Next, it wouldnt be a Sicilian tasting without a passitoin this case, its a Passito di PantelleriaKammeo from Guicciardini Strozzi. To close the evening, well be tasting one of my favorite after-dinner amaros, Averna of Caltanissetta, and Limoni di Sicilia, a liquore di limoni.Can y... Read More
nice complexity, a little spice, long after taste. Heavy...a good fall wine. Read More
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