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Planeta Terebinto Grillo 2016 (1x 75cl)

As sampled at Exel Wines' November 2018 tasting. See here for the report of that evening.

In Planeta’s early years, expertise came from a surprising source: Australia. The winemaker brought in by Diego Planeta was an Italian – Carlo Corino – but one who had soaked in the latest warm-climate winemaking secrets during a stint in New South Wales. Ever since, Planeta has managed to captured the intrinsic perfume and fresh flavours of Sicily’s grapes in their wines.  The island estate pursued an unconventional approach to winemaking, with Planeta establishing a cult following for its barrel-aged Chardonnay, at a time when most other Italian whites were typically consumed straight out of the fermenter. This early success gave Planeta the credibility it needed to open the world’s eyes to the charms of Sicily’s indigenous grape varieties, ushering in a broad range of wines that today owes as much to Grecanico and Nero d’Avola as it does to the winery’s signature Chardonnay.

See blue link below for the excellent fiche technique/technical note from the winemakers themselves.

Planeta Terebinto Grillo 2016 - fiche technique

100% Grillo.

A particularly aromatic Sicilian variety, with aromas of apricot, lychees and tropical fruit. Light yellow colour with green hints; fresh and lively in spite of a notable level of alcohol.

Bottle Size: 75cl
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Grape Variety: Grillo
Availability: 9 in stock for next-working-day delivery when ordered by 12pm
No further stock available
Product Code: ITSI0268B16S
£12.65