Frappato Planeta 2020

Frappato by Planeta is a red wine with a feminine profile, scented and cheerful. The nose is fruity, citrus, floral, with slightly spicy smells and slightly smoked. On the palate is noticeable a nice crunchy fruit, it is soft, agile and persistent

11.30 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Sicilia DOC

Grape varieties

Frappato 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

12.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

Site on sandy soils. Yield per hectare to 60 quintals

Vinification

Destemming, alcoholic fermentation in steel vats with maceration on the skins for 7 days. Pressing and malolactic fermentation

Aging

In steel vats for few months

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Wine Enthusiast
2018
93 / 100
James Suckling
2018
91 / 100
Veronelli
2020
87 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
16°-18°C
Glass
Medium open goblet
Medium open goblet

Perfect for young and medium bodied red wines which don't require excessive oxygenation to open. The opening, slightly tighter than the body of the glass, favors the concentration of aromas towards the nose, enhancing the perception of aromas and limiting the dispersion

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for 2-3 years

RED WINE FRAPPATO PLANETA 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense ruby red

Scent Roses and violet, small red fruits, citrus fruits, thymus and smoky shades

Taste Crisp, agile, soft, fruity, persistent and aromatic returns

producer: Planeta

Main wines
Nero d'Avola, Merlot, Syrah, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, Chardonnay, Fiano
Foundation year
1985
Hectares of vineyards
395
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
2.500.000 bt
Enologist
Alessio Planeta
Address
Planeta, Contrada Dispensa - 92013 Menfi (AG)

Perfect to drink with

  • Fish Stew
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Risotto with Mushroom
  • Pasta Bolognese