La Vite Lucente Luce Della Vite 2009
Vintages Wine Panel: This, the second wine to Frescobaldi’s iconic Luce, is a blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon, matured for 12 months in French barriques. Always a huge hit with Vintages customers, this wine offers intense strawberry, blueberry, and currant fruit accented by mocha and spice. Built to last, it will show best after 2012; if you can’t wait, decant it and enjoy. My note: Smoky espresso nose with black fruit and dark spices. Good tannic grip. Decant 2 hours. Food matches: rare red meat dishes.
Reviewed November 26, 2011 by Natalie MacLean
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Serve this wine between 60-65 degrees Farenheit or 15-18 degrees Celsius.