||White still semi-aromatic
||Menfi and Sambuca of Sicily (AG). 100/250 m slm
||In late autumn and winter rains have occurred slightly below the standard and the average seasonal temperatures. Spring showed abundant rains never read in the last, the end of April, was decisive for the quality. The grapes have benefited from a cool, dry climate that together until the harvest, without excess heat and temperatures ideal for ripening. The grapes are so healthy and had no need of pest management interventions. The result is a superb vintage, with peaks of absolute excellence for native varieties. Whites - thanks to the lack of excess heat - are full and aromatic and balanced to perfection. Excellent grecanico particularly, but not less than the early varieties such as chardonnay and import Viogner. Fiano is finally points to its maximum quality, with a harvest comparable to 2001.
|Composition of the land
||Ulmo: soil texture average, medium deep to deep with a skeleton consisting of abundant pebbles, weakly calcareous, and fractions of dark soil and plants. PANTRY: medium depth, medium calcareous clay mixed with yellow and dark-gray, with a moderately fine texture; this little skeleton.
||Counter; bilateral Guyot and Cordon
||August 20 to September 4.
||After destemming, pressing and static sedimentation at low temperatures through the clear inoculum yeasts, fermentation and aging in new oak and 50% a year for the remainder. Malolactic fermentation in barriques for 15% of total.
||Allier oak barrels of 225 liters per half new and half a year.
||Ham, white meat, ideal for risotto in general, bottom fish such as grouper, smoked meats or fish well, after some years of aging also erborinati.Cacio Argentiera cheeses, fish soup, risotto with artichokes, couscous fish, seared tuna, octopus walled. Lentil soup and prawns, patches of beans, baked turbot with potatoes. Octopus fried, mashed beans with lemon and apricot sauce. Lentil and crispy squid, ravioli "bitter" with ricotta and fresh tomato fondue, filet of turbot 'stimpirata' (sour), salt cod, mashed cauliflower with almonds, and bacon with onion.
||Price Planeta Chardonnay 2018 € 22.20