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Planeta – Plumbago

Nero d’Avola is also known as the Calabrese and considered as the most essential and widely planted red wine grape variety in Sicily.

Plumbago is named after a beautiful purple wild flower that grows in the woods surrounding the vineyards of Ulmo.

Planeta – Plumbago

Planeta – Plumbago

After destalking and pressing, fermentation follows at a controlled temperature of 25⁰C with continuous mixing done in stainless steel vats.

This red wine is ruled over by the aromas of ripe plums and wild blackberries and complex hints of incense, jasmine and black truffle.

In the mouth, the tannins are combined with perfectly judged wood which makes the wine more pleasurable and tasteful.

Information about Planeta Plumbago

Brand name: Planeta Plumbago
Wine name: Plumbago
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Denominazione di Originata Controllata
Website: Planeta

Tasting Notes

Tint: Clean, deep ruby
Aroma: Ripe plums and wild blackberries
Aroma hints: Complex hints of incense, jasmine and black truffle
Flavour: Combination of tannins and perfectly judged wood
Food pairing: Perfect match with grilled meat, chicken salad with pomegranate, pinenuts, raisins, caramelized barbecued pork patties and charcoal-grilled rump steak
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes: 100% Nero d’Avola
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
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Planeta – Plumbago

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2 Comments

  1. Laura Hess

    I’m trying to find Planeta Plumbago to order and have shipped to Texas. Can you assist?

    Reply
    • Michael Bredahl

      Hi Laura,

      Unfortunately, I can’t find any merchants for this wine who also deliver to Texas

      /Michael

      Reply

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