'Lux Vitis' Luce della Vite - Frescobaldi 2017

“Lux Vitis” is a great Tuscan red wine from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Montalcino, vinified in concrete vats and aged for 24 months in new barriqes. It expresses with great elegance and complexity a spicy and Mediterranean aromatic profile and a powerful, deep, articulated and very log taste. A Supertuscan with a noble character and an international style

151.50 €
Only 2 with immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Toscana IGT

Grape varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon 90%, Sangiovese 10%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

On sandy soils from Montalcino. Yield of 40 q/ha

Vinification

Fermentation in concrete tanks for 10-12 days with maceration on the skins for 20 days

Aging

24 months in new French barriques

Additional notes

Contains sulfites
Collectible bottles, not subject to promotions

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2017
97 / 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 'breathe' 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

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it for over 12 years

RED WINE LUX VITIS' LUCE DELLA VITE - FRESCOBALDI 2017 DESCRIPTION

Colour Very intense ruby red

Scent Elegant, spicy, Mediterranean and very complex, of ripe wild berries, black cherries, oriental spices, sweet spices, Mediterranean scrub and pepper

Taste Powerful, rich, deep and articulated, full-bodied and very persistent

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

  • Red Meat Stew
  • Game
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese