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Planeta Rosé IGT Sicilia 2011

Member Review by vino in love:

The color went in the direction a soft pink with pale strawberry traces. Very intense aromas of caramel, chocolate, woodland strawberries and flowers were on the nose. So many aromas that they were almost too many but only almost. I probably could have smelled this wine for hours without getting tired of it. It was that great. It was smooth and not very alcoholic on the palate. The acidity was soft. A well balanced wine. The finish was medium. Alcohol by volume was listed at 12.5%. Tasting notes from Vino in Love: http://vinoinlove.com/2011-planeta-rose/

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Region: Italy » Sicily » Sicilia Igt
Winery: Planeta
Color: White
Varietal: Syrah
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Planeta:
Planeta is a wine produced by the family of the same name in various locations all over Sicily, Italy. The main estate in Sambuca di Sicilia has been in the family since the 1600s. In the 1980s, Alessio, Francesca and Santi Planeta established the wine brand. The wines are produced around the original family estate in Sambuca di Sicilia, as well as in Menfi (where they produce the La Segreta... Read more
Planeta is a wine produced by the family of the same name in various locations all over Sicily, Italy. The main estate in Sambuca di Sicilia has been in the family since the 1600s. In the 1980s, Alessio, Francesca and Santi Planeta established the wine brand. The wines are produced around the original family estate in Sambuca di Sicilia, as well as in Menfi (where they produce the La Segreta label of bianco and rosso), Vittoria (where they produce Cerrasuola), Noto (for Santa Cecilia) and most recently, Etna. They use a combination of indigenous Sicilian as well as international grape varieties in their wines.  Read less

Member Reviews for Planeta Rosé IGT Sicilia

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Snooth User: vino in love
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4.00 5
02/04/2013

The color went in the direction a soft pink with pale strawberry traces. Very intense aromas of caramel, chocolate, woodland strawberries and flowers were on the nose. So many aromas that they were almost too many but only almost. I probably could have smelled this wine for hours without getting tired of it. It was that great. It was smooth and not very alcoholic on the palate. The acidity was soft. A well balanced wine. The finish was medium. Alcohol by volume was listed at 12.5%. Tasting notes from Vino in Love: http://vinoinlove.com/2011-planeta-rose/


Snooth User: TheKozars
890635594
3.00 5
Vintage: 2007 07/23/2011

Strong red. A little tanic. $10.99 BM


External Reviews for Planeta Rosé IGT Sicilia

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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Lots of plummy, chocolaty fruit on the nose. Full-bodied, with soft tannins and a flavorful finish. Delicious already. Nero d'Avola, Merlot and Syrah. Drink now.


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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Clean and fresh, with plum and citrus aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with a hint of chocolate on the tight finish. Nero d'Avola and Merlot. Drink now.


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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Bright red. Perfumed nose loaded with red cherry, floral and vanilla aromas. Fresh, pure and easygoing, with flavors similar to the aromas and a strong spice note of clove. Finishes with very light tannins and good spicy freshness. An ideal food wine.


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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Blackberry and cooked fruit pie aromas follow through to a medium body, with good fruit and a fruity finish. Nero d'Avola, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. Drink now.


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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Ripe and heady, with aromas of crushed cherry and berry jam. Tons of red fruit flows on the palate, and the result is a basket of unbridled, acid-jolted flavor. Finishes full, fruity and doused with chocolate. Very good as an everyday red.


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Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

Bright and fruity, with raspberry and chocolate character. Medium-bodied, with good acidity and a pleasing finish. Balanced. Drink now.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 06/22/2011

The emphasis here is on the purity of fruit. A blend of Nero d'Avola, Merlot, Syrah and Cab Franc, this is a forward wine with cheerful red fruit, hints of fresh green herbs and sweet spice aromas. In the mouth, it's smoothly textured and easy to drink, with a touch of ashy minerality to the finish.


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