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Planeta – Alastro

Derived from a wild flower’s name grown in the winery of Ulmo – Alastro is a Grecanico blend combined with two aromatic varieties, Sauvignon Blanc and Grillo.

Time of harvesting was done on the 5th of September pursued by destalking and soft pressing processing.

Planeta – Alastro
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.

Information about Planeta Alastro

Brand name: Planeta Alastro
Wine name: Alastro
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Denominazione di Originata Controllata
Website: Planeta

Tasting Notes

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)
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Planeta – Alastro 2000

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GAMBERO ROSSO EDITORE, Recognition won: Intelligent Wine

Planeta – Alastro 2003

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DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD, Recognition won: Silver

Planeta – Alastro 2004

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ENOGEA II, Recognition won: 88 pts.

GROVE FALSTAFF-DEGUSTATION SIZILIEN, Recognition won: 85 pts.

Planeta – Alastro 2006

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WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 90 pts.

Planeta – Alastro 2009

Awards

DECANTER – WINE REVIEWS, Recognition won: 4 Stars

Planeta – Alastro 2010

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INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Commended

Planeta – Alastro 2014

Awards

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Bronze

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