La Vita Lucente I.G.T Toscana "Luce della Vite" - Frescobaldi

2013 La Vita Lucente from Luce della Vite Winery, part of the Frescobaldi House in Tuscany. This is the Second Wine from this top producer in Montalcino - a wine with a contemporary flair, reflective of its distinctive terroir.

27,40€

041-120

Data sheet

Vintage2013
Grapes75% Merlot, and 25% Sangiovese
Alcohol14,5% vol
Volume0,75 l
Wine styleDry red wine
Pairs withRed meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.
RegionToscana
BouquetRich, intense aromas of black cherry and wild berry, enriched with fascinating notes of pungent spice.
TasteThe palate is smooth, with fine-grained tannins and an underlying impression of crisp balsam.
ProducerFrescobaldi
Maturation12 months ageing in oak barriques before bottling.
ClassificationI.G.T. Toscana

More info

The grapes for the Lucente were handpicked and sorted followed by fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks for 12 days. After the fermentation the maceration on the skins lasted for 22 days which was followed by the malolactic fermentation. The wine was then transferred to oak barriques for further ageing for 12 months before bottling. Overall, this wine is complex, forceful, and elegant.

Colour: Purple-red

Bouquet: Rich, intense aromas of black cherry and wild berry, enriched with fascinating notes of pungent spice.

Taste: The palate is smooth, with fine-grained tannins and an underlying impression of crisp balsam.

Longevity 5-10 years

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