Spumante Metodo Classico di Carricante Brut Planeta

Classic Method by Planeta is a Sparkling wine with a volcanic and fresh profile, obtained from Carricante grapes grown at more than 800 meters on the Etna lava sands. The nose exudes delicate aromas of white flowers and citrus with pleasant mineral accents and Mediterranean scrub. The taste exhibits a rich and soft body, with a lively freshness

19.90 € 23.50 € - 15%
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Characteristics

Denomination

Sicilia DOC

Grape varieties

Carricante 100%

Category

Sparkling Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

12.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

From vines cultivated on the sandy and volcanic soil of Etna at 815-850 metres of altitude

Vinification

Grapes are harvested in advance to preserve the freshness of the fruit. Soft pressing, alcoholic fermentation in steel at controlled temperature and second fermentation in bottle according to the Classic Method

Aging

20 months on the lees

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Wine Enthusiast
95 / 100
Robert Parker
92 / 100
James Suckling
90 / 100
Gambero Rosso
2 / 3

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
8°-10°C
Glass
Ballon Flute
Ballon Flute

Perfect for champagne and method champenoise sparkling wines, because the narrow cup with bottom tip lets the development of perlage without dispersing the bubbles. The body, slightly wider than a regular flute, enhances the intense and complex aromas of the wine, while the narrow opening helps their concentration

When to drink

When to drink

Right Away Young

Perfect to drink right away

SPARKLING WINE SPUMANTE METODO CLASSICO DI CARRICANTE BRUT PLANETA DESCRIPTION

Colour Straw yellow with elegant perlage

Scent Floral and citrus notes typical of the grapes intertwine with Mediterranean and mineral hints of the territory

Taste Delicate, rich, mineral, smooth and with lively freshness

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

  • Finger Food
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Fried Fish
  • Sushi & Sashimi
  • Warm Fish Appetizers