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Tenuta Luce

Luce 2016

Toscana IGT

Luce is a singular and irresistible expression of Montalcino, a Super Tuscan with an exotic side, and above all full of pleasure. The spectacular estate's diversity of soils, expositions and biodiversity of olive groves and forests come together in a wine as vibrant and exciting as the landscape. 

Wine Spectator "Well-marked by spicy, toasty oak, this plum- and black cherry–flavored red is broad and muscular. Smooth, with fine structural support and hints of chocolate and coffee on the lingering aftertaste.…

James Suckling "A ripe but suggestive nose of dark cherries, dark chocolate, hot stones, cassis, brambleberry pie and bark. Powerful acidity steers it through to a restrained but chewy finish."

Tenuta Luce

Lucente 2016

Toscana IGT

Lucente is the second wine of Luce, a wine with contemporary style, immediate and great pleasure, and like its elder sibling, an authentic interpretation of Montalcino and the Luce estate.

Wine Advocate "The 2016 Lucente is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot and represents the estate's second wine. This is an attractive and accessible mid-weight wine to pair with grilled meats or…

Wine Enthusiast "This blend of Merlot and Sangiovese opens with aromas of dark-skinned berry, violet, mocha and Mediterranean brush. The savory palate offers juicy Marasca cherry, star anise and a hint of…

Wine Spectator “Light-bodied and elegant yet intense, displaying cherry, black currant, violet, graphite and spice aromas and flavors. Firm and fresh on the long finish.”

Related Materials: Luce Lucente 2016 Shelf Talker (90 WS) Luce Lucente 2016 Tech Sheet (90 WS)

James Suckling "Ripeness and intensity here with dark berries, dark chocolate, walnuts and sage on the nose, following through to a full body, round and chewy tannins and a ripe-fruit finish.”

Related Materials: Luce Lucente 2016 Tech Sheet (92 JS) Luce Lucente 2016 Shelf Talker (92 JS)

Tenuta Luce

Brunello di Montalcino 2013

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Luce Brunello is the estate's tribute to one of Italy's crowning jewels of wine production. Of the 217 acres of vineyards at Luce, 27 are are officially listed in the Register for Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. It is an exquisitely balanced wine, gentle and yet powerful, and is produced in very small quantities to showcase the unique character of a pure Sangiovese  from the estate and to pay tribute to the tradition of winemaking excellence in Montalcino.

James Suckling “The citrus, dark fruit and leaf aromas are intense. Full body, polished and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Extremely structured and beautiful. Needs two or three years to soften.”

Related Materials: Luce Brunello di Montalcino 2013 Tech Sheet (96 JS)

Tenuta Luce

Luce 2015

Toscana IGT

Luce is a singular and irresistible expression of Montalcino, a Super Tuscan with an exotic side, and above all full of pleasure. The spectacular estate's diversity of soils, expositions and biodiversity of olive groves and forests come together in a wine as vibrant and exciting as the landscape. 

Wine Spectator "A powerful version, with a coating of toasty, vanilla-accented oak wrapped around blackberry and black plum flavors. Shows a hint of tar, and the tannins are assertive now, yet this…

Vinous Media "Pliant and beautifully resonant on the palate, the 2015 Luce is very nicely done. Dark red cherry, chocolate, new leather, espresso, new oak and spice notes abound. There is plenty…

Related Materials: Luce 2015 Tech Sheet (92 VM)

James Suckling "A ripe and juicy super Tuscan with lots of aromas of ripe berries, chocolate, nutmeg and spices, which follow through to a full body. Round, silky tannins and a flavorful…

Related Materials: Luce 2015 Tech Sheet (97 JS)

Tenuta Luce

Lucente 2015

Toscana IGT

Lucente is the second wine of Luce, a wine with contemporary style, immediate and great pleasure, and like its elder sibling, an authentic interpretation of Montalcino and the Luce estate.

James Suckling "This has delicious undertones of sage and thyme that highlight ripe yet refined notes of strawberries, red cherries and darker blackcurrants. Full body, a dense, generous texture and a polished…

Related Materials: Luce Lucente 2015 Tech Sheet (93 JS)