2010 Burdese Sicilia IGT from the innovative Sicilian top producer Planeta. A wine in a Bordeaux style made in Sicily from a selection of the best grapes from Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc vineyards. A red wine of great density, structure and balance produced in limited quantities.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The vines for the Burdese red wine grow at Planeta’s Dispensa and Maroccoli vineyards west of Agrigento in South-western Sicily at an altitude between 75 and 430 m. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by 21 days fermentation on the skins. The wine was matured for 14 months in new French oak barriques and a few months in the bottle.
Colour: Ruby red.
Bouquet: Intense aromas of cherry, cocoa, iodine and rosemary.
Taste: A powerful red, structured on a dense and important tannin texture balanced by a decisive alcoholic content. Tasting strength based on a ripe, very dense, rich fruit.
Longevity 5-10 years.