Luce Della Vite Lucente 2004

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 88459
  • WN90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE90
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Winemaker's Notes

50% Merlot, 35% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon

A sparkling, lively purple in appearance. The nose releases rich impressions of fruit, with clear notes of blackcurrant and blueberry, as well as dried plum and wild cherry, nicely complemented by spicy nuances of liquorice and cinnamon, and a subtle touch of chocolate. It develops beautifully on the palate, with a crisp thread of acidity enlivening succulent fruit, and with a well-calibrated suite of fine tannins. It shows a dynamic, full-flavoured finale.

Learn About Luce Della Vite

In 1995, Robert Mondavi of California and Vittorio Frescobaldi of Tuscany joined hands to create an Italian wine of extraordinary quality. Their partnership was the first of its kind in Italy, and their premier offering was Luce della Vite. The name means light of the vine in Italian, and was inspired by the morning sunlight on the way from Florence to the renowned winemaking...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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