£24.16/ 0.75 L btl
Planeta Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese is a powerful Etna red with a bright and transparent ruby color. The nose reveals a bouquet of red fruit in alcohol, rose, oriental spices and beeswax. On the palate it returns the typical tannicity of Nerello Mascalese, just smoothed by aging in wood. Initially shy, it is a wine of unsuspected strength and determination. On the table it is a valid ally of dishes such as timbale of capellini with cheeses; spaghetti with wild boar sauce; pork with quince and wild mustard; lampuga glazed with grilled porcini mushrooms and citrus veal stock with verdello.
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A cut above
The Sicilian Pinot never fails to impress. Medium bodied and refined, an excellent match with most foods, even richer seafood dishes.
great sicilian wine, great flavour and taste. the grape is full of minerals from vulcano soil in the Etna region.
nerello di qualità superiore
Devo dire che questi vigneti alle pendici dell'Etna dovrebbero essere tutelati dall'UNESCO. Un vino di qualità superiore sia in bocca che al naso.
Visiting the historic cellars or tasting the wines of the Planeta family is equivalent to doing a complete tour of wine-making Sicily. Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Milazzo, Etna: these is why, after seventeen generations of winegrowers, these magical locations are still one of the best Sicilian symbols. Respect for the environment and development of biodiversity are the watchwords of this winery which is both ancient and modern, in which ancestral practices are combined with the most...