LUCE DELLA VITE - LUCENTE

Luce Della Vite

$75.00

         Grapes: 50% Merlot, 35% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet                    Sauvignon.

         Estate: Tuscany.

Colour: A deep but luminous purple-red.

Nose: First releases subtle notes of vanilla that slowly yield to ripe, dark fruit, particularly dried plum and liqueur blackcurrants, composing an appealing, velvet-smooth bouquet notable for its multi-layered depth.

Palate: It expands impressively on the palate, with a steady progression supported by dense, supple tannins, through to a superb, aromatic finish.

Food Pairings: Grilled lamb chops, beef stews, and medium-aged cheeses.

Rating: Robert Parker - 88 points Jun 2008

            Wine Spectator - 91 points Oct 2008

Vintage:  NV     Alcohol Content: 14.5% vol     

Net Weight: 750 ml