Original
64 Ratings
Luce della Vite 'Luce' Toscana IGT
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Wine Details

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) The 2004 Luce underscores just how well Merlot works with Sangiovese, filling out the frame and softening some of the asperities just as it does with Cabernet in Bordeaux. A full ruby color, ripe, intense, and spicy. The wine is packed on the palate, broad, substantial, and long with the muscles and velvet that only the classiest of wines manage to exhibit.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/15/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) "Subtle aromas of chocolate, berries and tobacco, with a hint of flowers. Full-bodied and thick, yet refined, with a wonderfully silky texture and a long, succulent, fruity finish. A class red. Best Luce in years. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best after 2004. 10,100 cases made. (JS)"
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2003 Vintage) 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...