Plumbago – named after the beautiful purple wild flower that grows in the woods surrounding the farmhouse and vineyards of Ulmo – is a single-variety Nero d’Avola. It is produced from the old vineyard at Lake Arancio which gives us this soft fruity version of this great Sicilian grape variety. Rounded tannins and perfectly judged wood makes it an immediately pleasurable wine.
Color : Intense ruby red.
Nose : Dark fruit aromas, blackberries, plums, herbs, cocoa.
Mouth : Full, supple, round, fine tannins. Long lingering on the palate.
Alcohol level : 13.5%
Winemaking : After fermentation at controlled room temperature in stainless steel vats, the wine matures in barrels for about 8 months and 6 months in bottle.
Food pairing : Roast goat, game, grilled meat, tagliatelle in olive oil, slow cooked braised veal.
Aging potential : 6 to 9 Years
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