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Planeta Chardonnay 2009Planeta Chardonnay 2009
gz3447617$36.70
Size: 750ml.


Vibrant gold in color, this complex and rich chardonnay boasts a beautiful nose of toasted hazelnuts, caramelized pineapple, passion fruit, bartlett pears, allspice, and vanilla. The mouthfeel is savory and multifaceted, with notes of of brioche, pistachios, and concentrated tropical fruit. Structured, fresh, lively and profound, this impeccably balanced chardonnay demonstrates the perfect combination of natural acidity, bright fruit flavors and subtle wood aromas that culminate in a smooth finish.

Production Area Menfi, Sicily, Italy

Grape Varieties 100% Chardonnay

Vinification The grapes are de-stemmed and crushed; the juice is clarified through cold settling overnight and then inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation and aging is carried out in 225-liter French oak barrels, 50% new and 50% one-year-old. The wine is aged for 10 months in barrel before bottling and release

Color Bright gold with a greenish hue

Bouquet Rich, intense and fruity. Scents of peach mousse, black figs, rose and vanilla cream mingle with overtones of hazelnut and orange blossom honey

Taste Soft, round and concentrated on the palate. The fruit flavors are wonderfully balanced by a powerful streak of acidity and rich mineral character

Alcohol 14%

Serving Suggestions An outstanding match for ravioli with fish and lemon sauce, handmade pasta with truffles, and grilled meats. After some years of bottle aging, enjoyable with mature cheeses