Planeta-Controdanza-sa

Controdanza

Noto D.O.C.

85% Nero d’Avola, 15% Merlot

Controdanza, from “country dance”, is a traditional rural dance where partners move gracefully together and then in opposition to each other. Thus we imagined an association of Nero d’Avola and a small amount of Merlot, both cultivated in Noto’s white soil. An unconventional combination, balanced between harmony and contrast.

Awards

2016 Wine Enthusiast 92
James Suckling 90

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Altimetry

40/70

Above sea level

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Climate

21°Average temperature

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Farming system

Spurred cordon

Planting density

5.000 vines per hectare

Now

9.53°C

Cloudiness 40%
Humidity 67%
Wind 7.7mh ↓

First Vintage

2012

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  • 2012
  • A memorable harvest for Nero d’Avola. Structure, balance, bright colors and exuberant nose accompanied by high alcohol, all perfectly balanced. We are more than satisfied with both wineries and we expect unique Cerasuolo and Santa Cecilia wines. The reasons for the superior quality can be traced back to the ideally dry and cool September, perfect for Nero d'Avola.
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Time of Harvest

15

september

vinificazione

Vinification

Destalking followed by 14 days lying on the skins; fermentation at 25⁰C, after racking malolactic fermentation in stainless steel

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Alcohol Content

13,5%vol.

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Aging Capacity

To drink at once or allow to age for 8-10 years

Tasting Notes
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  • Mouth Mouth
Purple purplish.
Typical notes of Nero d’Avola from the Noto area like mulberry and plum together with bay, incense and balsamic notes being balanced and made lively by the addition of a vibrant Merlot produced on the same calcareous soils.
Harmonic acidity and soft tannins are characterising the palate.
abbinamenti
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menfi

chardonnay
Chardonnay
Sicilia Menfi D.O.C.
100% Chardonnay
cometa
Cometa
Sicilia Menfi D.O.C.
100% Fiano
Burdese-menfi-doc-SA
Burdese
Sicilia DOC
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc
Planeta Sito dell'Ulmo Merlot Menfi Doc sa
Sito dell’Ulmo Merlot
Sicilia D.O.C.
100% Merlot
Planeta-Maroccoli-sa
Maroccoli Syrah
Sicilia Menfi D.O.C.
100% Syrah
Alastro-senza-annata
Alastro
Menfi D.O.C.
80% Grecanico, 20% Sauvignon Blanc
Plumbago
Plumbago
Sicilia D.O.C.
100% Nero d’Avola
Terebinto-menfi-doc
Terebinto
Menfi D.O.C.
100% Grillo
La Segreta Il Bianco sa
La Segreta Il Bianco
Sicilia D.O.C.
50% Grecanico 30% Chardonnay 10% Viognier 10% Fiano
La Segreta Il Rosso
La Segreta Il Rosso
Sicilia D.O.C.
50% Nero d’Avola 25% Merlot 20% Syrah 5% Cabernet Franc
Rosè 2016_sa
Rosé
Sicilia D.O.C.
50% Nero d’Avola 50% Syrah

vittoria

Dorilli
Dorilli
Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico D.O.C.G.
70% Nero d’Avola 30% Frappato
Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Cerasuolo di Vittoria D.O.C.G.
60% Nero d’Avola 40% Frappato
Frappato
Frappato
Vittoria D.O.C.
100% Frappato

noto

santa-cecilia-senza-annata
Santa Cecilia
Noto D.O.C.
100% Nero d’Avola
Planeta-Allemanda-sa
Allemanda
Sicilia Noto D.O.C.
100% Moscato Bianco
Planeta Passito di Noto web
Passito di Noto
Sicilia Noto D.O.C.
100% Moscato Bianco
Planeta-Controdanza-sa
Controdanza
Noto D.O.C.
85% Nero d’Avola, 15% Merlot

etna

Eruzione-1614-Pinot-Nero-sa
Eruzione 1614 Pinot Nero
Terre Siciliane I.G.T.
100% Pinot Nero
Eruzione-1614-Carricante
Eruzione 1614 Carricante
Sicilia D.O.C.
90% Carricante 10% Riesling
Planeta Eruzione_ Riesling
Eruzione 1614 Riesling
Terre Siciliane I.G.T.
100% Riesling
Eruzione-1614-Nerello-Mascalese
Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese
Sicilia D.O.C.
91% Nerello Mascalese, 9% Nerello Cappuccio
Planeta-Brut-Metodo-Classico
Brut Metodo Classico
Sicilia D.O.C.
100% Carricante
Etna-Bianco
Etna Bianco
Etna D.O.C.
100% Carricante
Etna-Rosso
Etna Rosso
Etna D.O.C.
100% Nerello Mascalese

capo-milazzo

Planeta - Mamertino 2015 sa
Mamertino
Mamertino D.O.C.
60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Nocera
Nocera
Nocera
Sicilia D.O.C.
100% Nocera

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