Original
60 Ratings
Luce della Vite 'Luce' Toscana IGT
$104.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Luce was the first wine created in Montalcino by blending Sangiovese and Merlot. Combining the roundedness and softness of Merlot with the structure and elegance of Sangiovese might seem a rather obvious idea, and yet it took the insight and collaboration of the Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi and Robert Mondavi Families to launch this innovative project in the land of the world renown Brunello di Montalcino, a wine made strictly from Sangiovese.

Winemaker's Notes

Luce 2003 is a lustrous, striking purple-red, almost opaque to the eye. Delicate notes of wild berryfruit, such as blueberry and blackberry, are obvious on the nose, enriched by spicier nuances of ci...

Expert Reviews
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    I was very impressed with this Italian wine that stood out at a recent trade tasting that I attended. This very dark red wine opens with a traditional earthy, musty, black cherry like bouquet. On t...