Why I suggest Luce Brunello DOCG
Luce Brunello, 88 hectares of which 11 hectares registered in the Brunello di Montalcino Register. First wine in Italy to conquer the D.O.C. Sangiovese, whose first vintage dates back to 1974, was subsequently considered to be produced only in exceptional years. The historic vineyards in production of Sangiovese transport us to discover the diversity of Tuscany. A brilliant wine from the Frescobaldi family home that has a centenary experience in its heart. Long-lived wine with an aristocratic and vibrant character given by an important mark already at the first taste. Superior class wine, ductile, fresh with a dry flavor. The scent masters and guarantees the expectation, a wine suitable for making lunch or dinner pleasant and convivial.
The Sommelier: Grapes from old Sangiovese strains give way to a wine with a ruby red color and garnet nail a percentage of important dry extract. Excellent alcohol content 14.80% vol. spicy aroma of coffee beans, cocoa, the fruitiness of bergamot prevails. On the palate a silky toasted tannin, hints of black cherry in alcohol, candied fruit, Muscovado sugar and freshly ground coffee. Excellent balance of tannins, in the mouth rich, warm, the high alcohol content lasts long in the finish.
Suggested pairings: All the typical appetizers of each region; Strong dishes: Lasagna alla Pugliese, Tagliatelle with duck ragout, stuffed tortelli, cappelletti, mixed roast pork, lamb, excellent on risotto with mushrooms and white truffle, vegetable soups with lamb.
Uncork and air ½ h before serving at a temperature between 16 - 18 ° C in a large Ballon glass.
Wine Cellar: La Credere to see "Napoleon Hill". The desire to create exceptional wines Vittorio Frescobaldil’t had ninety years, in a suitable area, Montalcino, where he met new brains like Robert Mondavi ...
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2008 Wine Advocate 91 2013
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