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Luce della Vite 1998 Toscana 13.5% 75cl

£49.95
Gift Case
N/A
Region
Tuscany
Strength
13.5%
Country
Italy
Style
Red- Full-bodied
Type
Red

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Description

One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldis were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing

Viticulture

:Most of the vineyards were planted in 1977 with 3,500 vines per hectare, while new plantings were added in 1997 and 1999, with a higher density of 6,170.

Sustainable agriculture practices to promote the health of the vines.



Vinification

:The Sangiovese was harvested in the first week of October, and the Merlot in the first week of September. Both were fermented separately in temperaturecontrolled stainless steel.



Tasting Note

:50% Sangiovese and 50% Merlot produce enticing aromas of raspberries and
Luce della Vite 1998 Toscana 13.5% 75cl

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