Serves 4 to 6
- 15 mini or 5 to 6 regular-sized ripe black plums
- 4 cups of Zweigelt Austrian red wine
- 1 cup sugar
- Grated zest of one lemon
- Half of vanilla bean, split in half
- 1/2 tsp. Ceylon cinnamon
- Three cloves
- Pinch of salt
In a medium-size saucepan, combine Zweigelt, sugar, vanilla bean, Ceylon cinnamon, clove, salt and lemon.
Bring to a gentle boil, add sliced plum and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and remove the vanilla bean. Let cool to room temperature before serving.