La Segreta Il Rosso Sicilia D.O.C. 2018 - Planeta
La Segreta takes its name from the wood that surrounds our Ulmo vineyard. This young and fresh wine obtained mainly from Nero d'Avola grapes, flag of Sicily of wine, gains personality and style with the addition of international grapes. All the grapes are expertly cultivated in Planeta 's own vineyards. La Segreta is a versatile companion for everyday drinking, suitable for the most diverse occasions. It is a perfect approach to the Sicily of wine with its right relationship between quality and price, guaranteed by the patient work of the Planeta family, from the vineyard to the wine.
VINEYARDS: Dispensa, Buonivini, Maroccoli, Gurra. VARIETY: PANTRY: Nero d'Avola / Merlot. BUONIVINI Nero d'Avola / Merlot / Syrah. MOROCCOLI Merlot / Cabernet Franc. GURRA Syrah. TYPE OF SOIL: Pantry on average deep, scarce skeleton almost absent, on average calcareous. BUONIVINI very calcareous soils, abundant skeleton and small size, fine texture with light colored clay fraction. MOROCCOLI Soil rich in skeleton, moderately clayey with an abundant silty fraction. GURRA calcareous and very clayey. ALTITUDE: PANTRY 45-75 meters above sea level BUONIVINI 40-70 meters above sea level MOROCCLES 370-430 meters above sea level GURRA 75 meters above sea level YIELD PER HECTARE: PAN 100/90 quintals. BUONIVINI 85 quintals MOROCCOLI 85/70 quintals GURRA 85 quintals TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon. PLANTING DENSITY: 4,500 plants per hectare. HARVEST PERIOD NERO D'AVOLA, CABERNET FRANC, SYRAH 8-15 September. MERLOT August 30th. VINIFICATION: destemming followed by 7-14 days of permanence on the skins at a temperature of 25 ° C, after racking and aging in steel. BOTTLING PERIOD: from March of the year following the harvest. ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13% vol. TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.35 gr / l. PH: 3.45. AGING CAPACITY: to drink immediately or to keep for 2-3 years. BOTTLE SIZE: 0.375 l, 0.75 l. ORGANOLEPTIC NOTES: Intense and vivid ruby red color. On the nose aromas of currant and mulberry with a light spicy and mentholated finish. In the mouth the wine shows its beautiful personality with flavors of ripe berries, balanced by a full and herbaceous taste in an absolutely pleasant way. The tannins are docile and well polished thus giving this red a very versatile character. PAIRING For daily consumption it is ideal in the combination of Mediterranean first courses, light meat dishes, vegetables or even blue fish.