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Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria

This Sicilian wine’s name comes from “Cerasa”, which means cherry in the Sicilian dialect produced from the two native grape varieties, Nero d’Avola and Frappato.

Grapes were harvested on the 17th of September followed by destalking process and fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 23⁰C.

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria

A careful and accurate winemaking process contributed to its full character. This light red wine presents an intriguing aromas based from wild fruits, wild strawberries, mulberry and pomegranate.

Black pepper combined with carob and sweet cherries flavors cover up Cerasuolo di Vittoria and present the hints of mulberry.

Information about Planeta Cerasuolo di Vittoria

Brand name: Planeta Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Wine name: Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Website: Planeta

Tasting Notes

Tint: Light red
Aroma: Wild fruits, wild strawberries, mulberry and pomegranate
Aroma hints: Mulberry
Flavour: Black pepper combined with carob and sweet cherries
Flavour finish: Savory and round
Food pairing: Perfect with a slice of seared tuna, chopped mushrooms or with feathered game as well as pizza
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes: 60% Nero d’Avola and 40% Frappato
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
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Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria

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Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2002

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WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE, Recognition won: 92 pts.

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Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2004

Awards

I VINI BUONI D’ITALIA, Recognition won: 3 Stars

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 86 pts.

GROVE FALSTAFF-DEGUSTATION SIZILIEN, Recognition won: 86 pts.

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2005

Awards

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 85 pts.

QUARTERLY REVIEW OF WINES, Recognition won: Excellent

WINE SPECTATOR, THE 2007 COMPENDIUM, Recognition won: 85 pts.

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2006

Awards

THE ISSUE’S REVIEWS, DECEMBER ISSUE, Recognition won: 92 pts.

STEPHEN’S TANZERS INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, Recognition won: 89 pts.

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2007

Awards

GIORNALE DI SICILIA, Recognition won: Top Wine

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Bronze

WINE ENTHUSIAST, Recognition won: 87 pts.

ROBERT PARKER, Recognition won: 88 pts.

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2008

Awards

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Bronze

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Bronze

Planeta – Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2010

Awards

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Commended

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