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2006 Planeta Chardonnay Sicilia
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2008

($32) Pale straw-yellow with golden highlights. Butter and vanilla notes complement the aromas of banana, candied orange and pineapple, with a sexy jasmine accent providing lift. Very ripe chardonnay, hinting at some residual sweetness but with noteworthy intensity and underlying structure to the ripe banana and pineapple flavors. This smooth, shapely chardonnay shows terrific balance and more restraint than usual, with less tropical fruit character than past bottlings.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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by helenyu
charming, the color is just like "sunshines"..somewhat lack of elegance in comparison to a fine- made burgundian chardonnay...(too much wood here..)but very interesting when i tried it the third day of the same uncorked bottle..


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Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
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The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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