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Luce 2013 Wine Review

Luce 2013

Luce 2013

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:95/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $252.95

Drink: 2018-2027

Bottle size: 1500 ml

Alcohol: 13.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Luce

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 98/100

This is a wine spa for your tongue. Drop dead gorgeous. Proposal wine: any proposal. Seductive nose of black violets dipped in moonlight, fleshy black plum. But this is all about texture: satin wrapped in silk wrapped in clouds. Luce was founded in 1995 through a collaboration between Frescobaldi and Robert Mondavi families. It's a heart of Tuscany wine meant to torture us with its greatness. The 2013 vintage of this Turbo Tuscan cult wine is a blend of Merlot and Sangiovese grapes. The magnum size of this wine that's equivalent to two regular 750 ml bottles. A few more years in the cellar please.

Food pairings: pasta with rich tomato sauce, roast breast of veal, gourmet hamburgers.

Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine

This Luce 2013 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 751982
  • $220.09 
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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

There's meditation wine then there's Luce! Wow! From their first vintage in 1993, fast forward to 2013 and wow, what a remarkable success this partnership has been! Seductive, full bodied, deep and delicious, this stunning Super Tuscan blend of Merlot and Sangiovese shines in every imaginable way. Concentrated dark fruit, spice, and savory notes. The palate is rich with layers of sweet dark and dried fruits, cedar, spice, with fantastic texture. Such an impressive wine! Tasted November 2016. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Luce 2013 is made by producer Luce della Vite from 50% Sangiovese and Merlot grapes from the Montalcino winegrowing area of Tuscany wine region. Very elegant and the magnum size is just perfect for those big family celebrations. Could spend a few years in cellar to show its best. - Community Wine Reviews

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