Top 100 red wines of Planalto Catarinense

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Planalto Catarinense of Planalto Catarinense as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Planalto Catarinense and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Planalto Catarinense

The wine region of Planalto Catarinense is located in the region of Santa Catarina of Brazil. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Villa Francioni or the Domaine Villa Francioni produce mainly wines red, sparkling and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Planalto Catarinense are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Planalto Catarinense often reveals types of flavors of oak, red fruit or black fruit and sometimes also flavors of tropical fruit.

In the mouth of Planalto Catarinense is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 9 estates and châteaux in the of Planalto Catarinense, producing 30 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Planalto Catarinense go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry.

News from the vineyard of Planalto Catarinense

A perfect pairing: Madhu’s masala lamb

With culinary inspiration dating back to 1935, our restaurant brand Madhu’s specialises in South Asian cuisine with an East African influence. It’s thanks to the secret recipes handed down across eight decades that we have become caterers for royalty, dignitaries and Asian weddings – and that our original Southall location has been named Best Indian Restaurant multiple times by Pat Chapman’s Cobra Good Curry Guide. Over the past few years I’ve been working on creative combinations to find the pe ...

Rare Haut-Brion helps Prince Robert of Luxembourg cellar auction ‘smash’ estimate

All 818 lots were sold in the auction, which saw Prince Robert of Luxembourg, chairman and CEO of Château Haut-Brion owner Domaine Clarence Dillon, open up his personal cellar to raise funds for the PolG Foundation. Featuring 4,200 bottles and covering Bordeaux wine royalty spanning more than a century of vintages, Sotheby’s said the auction ‘smashed’ its pre-sale high estimate of around $4m.  Two 4.5-litre Jeroboams of Haut-Brion, one from the 1926 vintage and the other from 1 ...

Decanter magazine latest issue: July 2022

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