Planeta – Alastro
After then must was poured out at a low temperature and fermented at 15⁰C and matured in stainless steel vats for six months.
This light smooth wine presents a straw color body and suggests the aromas of rich citrus, peach, tropical fruits and yellow flours such as broom which came from the Grillo and Sauvignon blend.
The melon taste of Alastro wine makes it more reasonable and encouraging to more wine drinkers and to continuously patronize it all along.
Tint: Transparent straw color
Aroma: Rich citrus, peach, tropical fruits and yellow flours such as broom
Aroma hints: White melon
Flavour: Vibrant, cream and melon on the mouth
Flavour finish: Good and lively
Food pairing: Warm seafood salad, spicy Asian dish with sweet and sour sauce and can also be an appetizer of Mediterranean cooking
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes: 70% Grecanico, 15% Grillo and 15% Sauvignon Blanc
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
Planeta – Alastro 1997
WWW.WINEANORAK.COM, Recognition won: 89 pts.
Planeta – Alastro 2000
GAMBERO ROSSO EDITORE, Recognition won: Intelligent Wine
Planeta – Alastro 2003
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD, Recognition won: Silver
Planeta – Alastro 2004
ENOGEA II, Recognition won: 88 pts.
GROVE FALSTAFF-DEGUSTATION SIZILIEN, Recognition won: 85 pts.
Planeta – Alastro 2006
WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 90 pts.
Planeta – Alastro 2009
DECANTER – WINE REVIEWS, Recognition won: 4 Stars
Planeta – Alastro 2010
INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Commended
Planeta – Alastro 2014
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Bronze
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