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Noto Nero d'Avola DOC 'Santa Cecilia' 2014 - Planeta
Noto Nero d'Avola DOC 'Santa Cecilia' 2014 - Planeta
Noto Nero d'Avola DOC 'Santa Cecilia' 2014 - Planeta
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Noto Nero d'Avola DOC 'Santa Cecilia' 2014 - Planeta

Noto Nero d'Avola DOC 'Santa Cecilia' 2014 (750 ml.) - Planeta

'Santa Cecilia' by Planeta is the flagship wine from the most important Sicilian variety: Nero d’Avola. It comes from a long search for the best place to make a great wine with this variety. The origin of this variety, where the DOC Noto insists, is at the southern end of Sicily. With its white lands and ancient vines it is the epicenter of Nero d'Avola cultivation. A wine that is an expression of elegance, power, balance and exaltation of the unique scents of the Sicilian lands, and today finally a reference point for the reds of native Sicilian grapes. Its name derives from that of our family: Planeta di Santa Cecilia.

  

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THE WINE

'Santa Cecilia' by Planeta is the flagship wine from the most important Sicilian variety: Nero d’Avola. It comes from a long search for the best place to make a great wine with this variety. The origin of this variety, where the DOC Noto insists, is at the southern end of Sicily. With its white lands and ancient vines it is the epicenter of Nero d'Avola cultivation. A wine that is an expression of elegance, power, balance and exaltation of the unique scents of the Sicilian lands, and today finally a reference point for the reds of native Sicilian grapes. Its name derives from that of our family: Planeta di Santa Cecilia.

THE COMPANY

Established in 1995, Planeta is a Sicilian wine producer built on a long agricultural tradition handed down since 1500 through 17 generations in the area between Sambuca di Sicilia and Menfi.

Today Planeta represents not just one, but six ways of developing the territory, in six different settings. There are, in fact, six Planeta wine producing estates, each one with a specific research and development project. Ulmo, at Sambuca di Sicilia, Dispensa, at Menfi; Dorilli, at Victoria; Buonivini at Noto, Feudo di Mezzo at Etna in Castiglione di Sicilia, and finally, La Baronia, at Capo Milazzo. These are the Planeta locations, comprising a total surface area of 363 hectares of vineyards.

Through its family properties, Planeta can conduct a virtual journey around Sicily and its greatest wines. The stages are up-to-date and innovative yet consistent with a historical and ritualistic interpretation that elsewhere has almost been forgotten. Planeta's project calls for patient and meticulous research, never hurried, and looks just as much to the past as to the future. On the one hand, a deep bond with the oldest wine-making Sicilian tradition, with its heritage of native varieties: Grecanico, Carricante, Moscato di Noto, Frappato, Nerello Mascalese and Nero d'Avola.

On the other, the arena in which the greatest producers of the five continents are appraised for Chardonnay, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet: magnificent classics of international enology interpreted by a territory which puts its unmistakable mark on them.

It is paramount to remember the most inspired and visionary varietal experimentation: it has resulted in obtaining for the first time in Sicily a Fiano with truly revolutionary features. And then,that unique green gold, the Planetas' other passion: extra virgin olive oil produced in the natural oasis of Capparrina, near the beaches of Menfi. The company's activity has one absolutely essential point of reference: environmental sustainability, achieved through landscape conservation, renewable energy, recycled materials and sustainable agriculture, with the utmost respect for the territory, cultural heritage and the communities within which the company operates.

Alessio, Francesca and Santi Planeta gave life to this project, but behind them they have the whole family, rooted in the reality of Sicilian agriculture for generations, beginning with Diego Planeta, considered the leading figure in the rebirth of the Sicilian wine industry in the last forty years. A brand, a family that has aimed at ambitious goals, following the lode-star of quality.

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Data sheet

Country
Italy
Region
Sicily
Vintage - Cuvée
2014
Designation
Noto DOC
Grape / Raw material
nero d'Avola
Alcohol Content
14% vol.
Size
750 ml.
Tasting
Color - purple purplish scent - hints of fruit, black cherry and ripe plum mixed with citrus, carob and liquorice - Palate - vigorous and smooth structure to cool and firm tannins.
Food matches
Roasted Beef, Asian Food, Fish plates, Red Meat
Service temperature
17° - 18° C.
Suggested glass
Tulip glass very large
Awards
Vini Buoni d'Italia
Scores
Robert Parker 93/100
Product Category
Red Wine

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