Brunello di Montalcino 'Luce' Luce della Vite - Frescobaldi 2017

Brunello di Montalcino “Luce della Vite” is a paradigm of excellence: an elegant and aristocratic red wine, powerful and very persistent, aged for 24 months in oak barrels and barriques. A complex bouquet of red fruits and flowers, orinetal spices, chocolate, tobacco and more invite to a round, balanced and very long taste

99.50 € 130.00 € - 23%
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Grape varieties

Sangiovese 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

15.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Fermentation in steel tanks for 12 days and maceration on the skins for 4 weeks

Aging

24 months in Slavonian oak barrels and in second-passage barriques

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2016
98 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine rest in a decanter at least 1 or 2 hours before serving
Glass
Ballon
Ballon

Perfect for robust, full-bodied and intense red wines, which require intense oxygenation to disclose all their deep and complex aromas and enhance the evolution in the glass

When to drink

When to drink

Wait

Wine with a great longevity, already remarkable if you drink it now, but we suggest to let it rest in your cellar to best appreciate the great qualities that will mature over time

You can easily cellar it for over 12 years

Brunello di Montalcino Luce description

Colour Very intense garnet red

Scent Complex, noble and elegant, of cherries, red flowers, chocolate, oriental spices, tobacco and balsamic herbs

Taste Powerful, round and concentrated, with an aristocratic freshness and endless persistence

producer: Frescobaldi

Main wines
Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon
Foundation year
1300
Hectares of vineyards
923
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
7.500.000 bt
Enologist
Nicolò D'Afflitto
Address
Via Santo Spirito, 11 - 50125 Firenze (FI)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Game
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese