Top 100 white wines of Planalto Catarinense

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Planalto Catarinense of Planalto Catarinense as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white 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

Frescobaldi’s Gorgona: A day on the prison island

The small island of Gorgona, just off the coast of Livorno, isn’t your run-of-the-mill viticultural area – its main purpose is to serve as a penal colony. Not just any prisoner can reside on Gorgona, however. Up to 90 incarcerated men live on the island at a time, alongside 17 residents and a handful of police officers. Prisoners on the island are allowed to stay for a maximum of five years, which must conclude the end of their sentence. After Gorgona, the men are set free. Scroll down to see ta ...

Pomerol granted permission for ‘exceptional’ irrigation

‘Climatic conditions’ and the requests of a ‘certain number of winegrowers’ were cited as the reasons for Jean-Marie Garde, president of the Pomerol appellation, to ask regulatory body Institut National de l’Origine et de la Qualité (INAO) to temporarily reverse the long-standing ban on irrigation. The favourable news was shared via emails seen by Decanter, with an accompanying letter from the INAO dated July 20, 2022. The letter, translated from French, states that after ...

The Macallan Horizon created in collaboration with Bentley Motors

The concept, developed by design teams from both companies, borrows ideas from the automotive world in its use of a horizontal, rather than vertical, bottle design, and in holding back some important information about the product to be released at a later date. Macallan master whisky maker Kirsteen Campbell has already finalised the liquid for Horizon, following a visit to Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, but no details about the whisky, its price or its availability, will be released until earl ...