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Why I suggest Luce Brunello DOCG 2012
Light Brunello, 88 hectares of which 11ettari enrolled in the Register of Brunello di Montalcino. First wine in Italy to conquer the D.O.C. Sangiovese whose first vintage dates back to 1974, afterwards it was considered to produce it 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 that has a century of experience. Long-lived wine with an aristocratic and vibrant character, given by an important mark already at the first taste. A wine of a superior class, ductile, fresh with a dry taste. The perfume masters and guarantees the expectation, a wine suitable to make 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. Very good alcohol content 14.80% vol. spicy fragrance of coffee beans, cocoa, prevails the fruity of bergamot. On the palate a silky toasted tannin, hints of sour cherry in spirit, candied fruit, Muscovado sugar and freshly ground coffee. Excellent balance of tannins, rich, warm in the mouth, the high alcohol content lasts long in the finish.
Recommended pairings: All starters typical of each region; Sturdy dishes: Lasagne alla Pugliese, Tagliatelle with duck sauce, stuffed tortelli, cappelletti, mixed roasts of pork, lamb, excellent on risotto with mushrooms and white truffles, vegetable soups with lamb.
Uncork and air ½ h before serving at a temperature between 16 - 18 ° C in a wide ballon glass.
Winery: La Credere to see "Napoleon Hill". The desire to create exceptional wines Vittorio Frescobaldil'ha avutaneglianni ninety, in a vocated territory, Montalcino, where he meets new brains like Robert Mondavi ... go to the card.
2003 Wine Spectator 94 2008
2004 Wine Spectator 95 2009
2005 Wine Spectator 93 2010
2006 Wine Enthusiast 93 2011
2007 James Suckling 97 2012
2008 Wine Advocate 91 2013
2009 Wine Advocate 90 2014
2010 James Suckling 100 2014