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Producer: Luce della ViteGrape Varieties: Merlot 55%, Sangiovese 45%Optimum Drinking: Within 12 yearsWine Style: Expressive balanced redAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italy
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.
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.
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.
Ideal with rich meaty pasta dishes or slow cooked casseroles.
Merlot 55%, Sangiovese 45%
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