Luce Della Vite




         Grapes: 55% Merlot, 45% Sangiovese.

         Estate: Tuscany.

Colour: Dense, dark purple.

Nose: Rich in aromatics that privilege red berry fruit, dried plum, and blackberry, followed closely by pungent balsam and sweet notes of vanilla and, at the conclusion, by dark chocolate, tobacco leaf, pencil lead, and black liquorice.

Palate: Alcoholically warm, velvety smooth, and intense, with elegant tannins well supported acidity. The finish is lengthy and harmonious.

Food Pairings: Roast pork, but also wild game such as stewed hare or boar. Wonderful with aged pecorino cheese.

Vintage: NV       Alcohol content: 14.5% vol    

Net Weight: 750 ml  

Rating: Wine Spectator - 94 points Oct 2009