Sicilia Grecanico "Alastro" DOC 2020 from the Planeta Winery - Buy now on InstaWinery Vini Online

Sicily Grecanico "Alastro" DOC 2020

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White Wine
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Denomination and Grapes
Grecanico, Grillo, Sauvignon
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0,75 Litres
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13% vol
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Service temperature
10 / 14 ° C
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Appetizers, Cheese, Fish


James Suckling

Tasting Note

The name of Sicilian wine "Alastro"of Planet, comes from a fragrant and golden yellow wild flower, which grows in the surroundings of Planet Canteen a Sambuca in the province of Agrigento. THE'Alastro di Planet is composed of a blend of white grapes native, the main protagonist is the Greek, the emblem that represents and tells the story of the Sicilia and of the cellar through this wine. A bottle from organoleptic characteristics unique: Color pale straw yellow with greenish reflections and shades; Bouquet fine, aromatic, of white pulp fruits, melon, peach and with sweet hints of white chocolate; To the palate soft and creamy, balanced and with a pleasantly savory finish.

Tasting Guide

Il White Wine falls into the category of wines a White Berry, its characteristic acidity of the flavor is enhanced by the cold. The low temperatures they are excellent for highlighting her freshness, flavor e tannicity. Not going beyond the 13% it is possible to normalize the sweet tones of this white and to perceive its more dry and pungent notes, making it more pleasant to theodor and especially in the flavor. There temperature that we recommend oscillates between 6 degrees up to 14 for more whites maturi.

Recommended pairings

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A good Young White Wine, fresh e light is ideal for a appetizer or to accompany antipasti based on fish o vegetables. Ideal for first courses of fish and for serving dishes based on boiled fish or to grid, as long as the dishes do not have such an intensity as to overpower the wine in combination. While if white begins to be full-bodied e structured their ideal pairing is with dishes of structured fish e intense, white meat, oriental cuisine and possibly with some cheese.

The winery Planet is a symbol of the great oenological potential of Sicilia, a winery that has achieved international fame, thanks to the wines di high quality which are produced every year. A young reality, born in 1995, who with dedication, passion and love for their land has managed to find success in a short period of time. Planet is a Spanish family of very ancient origins, For 17 generations she devoted herself to viticulture exclusively Sicilian, an experience that few companies in the sector possess. A winery that has managed to contribute to the rebirth of the region in recent years, where numerous technological and above all methodological innovations have allowed the production of Red wines e Bianchi prestigious and highly acclaimed by critics, managing to make the territory and its native vines one of the main excellences Made in Italy. A company that also stands out in the environmental sustainability, managing to keep up with the latest regulations, with crops and packaging eco-friendly, a fundamental choice in this delicate historical moment. Planet owns a great vineyard areabeyond 370 hectares all structured in respect of the ecosystem of the area, arranged along their six estates: Memphis, Sambuca di Sicilia, Vittoria, Castiglione di Sicilia, Milazzo e Noto. All estates located in strategic points, in order to obtain a great variety of labels, due to different climates and morphological characteristics. From grapes such as lo Chardonnay, The Cabernet Sauvignon, Caricante e Fiano bottles are born very appreciated by Wine Lovers from all over the world, give it organoleptic characteristics unique. The products of the cellar are excellent for everyday life, strongly recommended the combination with gastronomic products of the area. In our online wine shop it is possible to buy wines from the cellar Planet more special and awarded in Italy at the best price, each product has been carefully selected by industry experts.

REGION: Sicilia

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La Sicilia it is a heritage from a cultural, historical and artistic point of view, but it is also one of Italian regions most important from the point of enological view, Sicilian labels are recognized as fine wines around the world, this is due to the region's deep and ancient winemaking knowledge. The wine-growing area it is made up of the island itself, the islands Pantelleria e Aeolian, other smaller islands with some archipelagos. There surface area of ​​vines is one of the largest in Italy, you reach more than 110.000 hectares, mostly distributed on the hilly area for 60%, in the mountainous area for a 25% and in the flat area for the remaining 15%. For a long time i wines of Sicily have been used as blending wines for products from other regions, but in recent years with the development of new and more advanced techniques i Sicilian wines have managed to reach very high quality levels, managing to obtain a DOC. Today, the Sican wine is one of the most popular products in the our country andabroad, making the Sicilia one of the Italian wine symbols most important. In the'Island there are numerous vines a white berry e red, both autochthonous and exhibitions, thanks to the very versatile territory. The main grape varieties are: zibibbo(Muscat of Alexandria), Caricante, Greek, Cricket, Catarratto, Inzolia, Cricket, Moscato Bianco, Malvasia of Lipari, frappato, Nerello hood, Mascalese, Perricone, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera and Trebbiano Toscano. The Sicilian wine is an excellent product for everyday life, able to satisfy all kinds of Wine Lover, which can be combined with a huge variety of courses. Also great as gifts for more experienced palates. In our online wine shop it is possible to buy wines from the region Sicilia most famous at the best price.

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