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Luce Toscana 2012 IGT, Luce della Vite, Tuscany

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Luce Toscana 2012 IGT, Luce della Vite, Tuscany
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Producer:  Luce della Vite
Grape Varieties:  Merlot 55%, Sangiovese 45%
Optimum Drinking:  Within 12 years
Wine Style:  Expressive balanced red
Alcohol by Volume:  13.5%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Italy

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Luce Toscana 2012 IGT, Luce della Vite, Tuscany

Tasting Note

A very dense, concentrated purple-red. The nose exhibits remarkable finesse, showing notes of wild blackberry and cherry enhanced by peppery eucalyptus, pencil lead and tobacco leaf. The palate is expressive and beautifully balanced. A long harmonious finish adds the final touch.

Producer Note

A Florentine family with thirty generations dedicated to the production of great wines across five Tuscan estates. The Frescobaldi style brings together tradition and innovation. With the goal of being the most prestigious Tuscan wine producer, Frescobaldi firmly believes in respecting the local land while focusing on the highest quality grapes for its wines. The Frescobaldis own over 1,000 hectares of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for the production of fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, The Frescobaldi name goes back 700 years and is deeply connected with the history of art, culture, trade, finance and wine in Italy.

Winemaking

The Sangiovese was harvested in the first week of October, and the Merlot in the first week of September. Both were fermented separately in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks and aged for 2 years in new French oak barriques.

Serving Suggestion

Ideal with rich meaty pasta dishes or slow cooked casseroles.

Grape

Merlot 55%, Sangiovese 45%


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