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Planeta – Cometa

Planeta Winery is known for creating different wine styles based from high quality winemaking process. One of its best creations is the Cometa white wine.

Made from 100% Fiano grape variety, this wine has become Italy’s point of reference when it comes to white wines.

Planeta - Cometa
Planeta – Cometa

Harvesting of grapes began on the 30th of August then went through careful destalking process, soft pressing and a low static sedimentation as well as fermentation at a controlled temperature of 15⁰C.

Planeta Cometa displays a straw yellow color with evident green tints and offers the aromas of broom flowers, thyme, chamomile, hay and mandarin; following mineral flavors.

Information about Planeta Comet

Brand name: Planeta Comet
Wine name: Comet
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Website: Planeta

Tasting Notes

Tint: Straw yellow with evident green tints
Aroma: Broom flowers, thyme, chamomile, hay and mandarin
Flavour: Mineral on the palate
Flavour finish: Silky tactile sensation with refined aftertaste of ripe apricot, almond flowers and basil flowers
Food pairing: Poached fish fillet with salsa verde, baked chicken with pesto and falafels with tabbouleh
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes: 100% Fiano
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
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Planeta - Cometa

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Planeta – Cometa 2000

Awards

BIBENDA 2000, Recognition won: Best Italian White Wine

GAMBERO ROSSO, Recognition won: Best White Oscar Wines of Italy

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 90 pts.

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Planeta – Cometa 2001

Awards

GAMBERO ROSSO, Recognition won: Wines of Italy

THREE GLASSES ITALIAN WINES, Recognition won: Excellence

THE WINES OF VERONELLI, Recognition won: Five Grappoli

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: Three stars, 92 pts.

IWC WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won; Gold medal

ROBERT PARKER WINE ADVOCATE, Recognition won: 90 pts.

WINE SPECTATOR SMART BUYS, Recognition won: 92 pts.

FIRST CLASSIFIED ON WINE 30 ITALIAN WHITE WINES, Recognition won: 86.63 pts.

WWW.WINEANORAK.COM, Recognition won: 91 pts.

“TRE SELLE” WINE SPECTATOR 2002, Recognition won: 92 pts.

IWC WINE CHALLENGE 2002, Recognition won: Gold medal

ROBERT PARKER WINE ADVOCATE, Recognition won: 90 pts.

WINE SPECTATOR SMART BUYS, Recognition won: 92 pts.

Planeta – Cometa 2003

Awards

THREE GLASSES WINES OF ITALY 2003, Recognition won: Excellence

THE WINES OF VERONELLI 2003, Recognition won: Five Grappoli

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 92 pts.

IWC WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Gold medal

ROBERT PARKER WINE ADVOCATE, Recognition won: 90 pts.

WINE SPECTATOR SMART BUYS, Recognition won: 92 pts.

FIRST CLASSIFIED ON WINES 30 WHITE ITALIAN WINES, Recognition won: 86.63 pts.

TRE BICCHIERI WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 90 pts.

Planeta – Cometa 2005

Awards

GROVE FALSTAFF DEGUSTATION SIZILIEN 2006, Recognition won: 91 pts.

BIBENDA DUEMILAVINI EDIZIONE 2007, Recognition won: 5 Grappoli

WINE GUIDE 2007 GAMBERO ROSSO AND SLOW FOOD PUBLISHER, Recognition won: Three Glasses

WINE SPECTATOR NEW RELEASES, Recognition won: 88 pts.

PLANETA SICILIA COMETA 2005 WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 88 pts.

QUALITY REVIEW OF WINES – COMETA, Recognition won: Excellent

Planeta – Cometa 2006

Awards

WINE REVIEW ONLINE-START, Recognition won: 88 pts.

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Gold

Planeta – Cometa 2007

Awards

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Bronze

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 88 pts.

WINE ENTHUSIAST EDITOR’S CHOICE, Recognition won: 91 pts.

TOP 25 VALUE WINERY, Recognition won: 91 pts.

Planeta – Cometa 2008

Awards

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Commended

INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION, Recognition won: Bronze

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, Recognition won: Bronze

WINE SPECTATOR, Recognition won: 91 pts.

Planeta – Cometa 2009

Awards

DUEMILAVINI BIBENDA, Recognition won: 5 Grappoli

GAMBERO ROSSO, Recognition won: Three glasses

GUIDE TO EXCELLENCE IN ITALIAN WINE, Recognition won: Best 100

Planeta – Cometa 2010

Awards

ITALIAN SOMMELIER/BIBENDA ASSOCIATION, Recognition won: Five grapes

EXCELLENT WINE TOURING CLUB, ITALIAN WHITE WINES, Recognition won: Crown

Planeta – Cometa 2012

Awards

ITALIAN SOMMELIER/BIBENDA ASSOCIATION, Recognition won: 3 Red Stars

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Silver

Planeta – Cometa 2013

Awards

ITALIAN SOMMELIER/BIBENDA ASSOCIATION, Recognition won: Five grapes

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Commended

Planeta – Cometa 2014

Awards

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Silver

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