Planeta Burdese 2016

Planeta Burdese 2016

 

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Burdese 2016
  • Vintage : 2016
  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Sicily
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Rich and Spicy
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 13,4°
  • Grappes : 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc

This is a red wine of great density, structure and balance, produced in limited quantity from selected vineyards. Burdese is a splendid wine for aging that offers a complexity of aromas and flavours, a product of the Sicilian sun

Experts Score Vintage
JS James Suckling 93 2015
RP Robert Parker 91 2015
WE Wine Enthusiast 90 2015
WS Wine Spectator 92 2013
More information on wine critics and ratings

James Suckling (JS) : 93 Points (2015)
A suave blend of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc with dried blackcurrants, leather and dried elderberries. Full-bodied and structured with iron-clad tannins and a pretty backbone of refreshing acidity. Drink from 2021.

Robert Parker (RP) : 91 Points (2015)
This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc offers power and density with lots of sound varietal purity. The 2015 Sicilia Menfi Burdese is a textured red wine with rich and succulent characteristics that flow to black fruit, spice, tar and smoke. I like the restrained intensity of this sunny and warm vintage.

Wine Enthusiast (WE) : 90 Points (2015)
Made with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, this opens with aromas of dark-skinned berry, bell pepper and tilled earth. The structured palate offers black plum, white pepper, mocha and tobacco alongside smooth tannins.

Wine Spectator (WS) : 92 Points (2013)
An elegant red, delivering fine-grained tannins and a smooth, supple layering of ripe black currant and licorice snap notes, with hints of cured tobacco, olive and spice box that linger on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2028. 2,500 cases made.

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JS
92
WE
89
VN
91
Elegant, balanced and austere, this is the ideal companion for the rich Mediterranean cuisine
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Planeta Cometa 2022
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Cometa 2022
RP
94
VN
93
JS
92
A great white wine from southern Italian grapes which can be compared with the most important white wines of the world.
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DCT
91
VN
90
RP
95
A wine which has become the image illustrating the changes taking place in Sicilian wines.
35,00 €
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RP
91
JS
92
WS
90
This exceptional presentation of this noble grape, rich, round and powerful, is found in the winelists of the most prestigious restaurants and winebars round the world
25,50 €
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Planeta Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2021
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Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2021
DCT
91
WS
90
JS
92
Cerasuolo di Vittoria is born in the beautiful countryside of Dorilli, between the sea and the Iblei Mountains. The name of the only D.O.C.G. in Sicily is derived from "cerasa", cherry in Sicilian dialect.
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JS
94
RP
92
WE
92
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Etna Bianco 2020
RP
93
WE
92
WS
90

Tasting Note: Vibrant Sicilian white wine from volcanic soil, rounded, fruity and perfumed with yellow plums, white stone fruit and herbs.

Food Matching: A white wine for all seasons. Good as an aperitif, but excellent with starters based on fish and pasta.

Vinification: The grapes are picked into crates and are at once refrigerated at 8°C. After light crushing and destemming they are soft pressed. The decanted must is racked and inoculated with yeasts then ferments at 15°C for 20 days. The wine thus obtained remains on the lees until February with continuous mixing. 10% of the must is fermented in barriques. The wine is then matured in stainless steel tanks and Allier oak 225 litre barriques.

22,50 €
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Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese 2020
RP
93
VN
90
JS
96
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30,00 €
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RP
94
VN
93
JS
91
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29,00 €
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RP
91
WS
90
A denomination rooted in antiquity when the Mamertini produced this wine, described by Pliny and beloved by Julius Caesar, at Milazzo. Nero d’Avola and Nocera, 12 months of maturation in…
23,00 €
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RP
87
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Planeta Burdese 2016 Reviewed by James Suckling 10-10-2022 . Score: 4.5