La Vite Lucente 2011, Igt Toscana

Red Blend Red Blend
Tuscany, Italy

$34.95 (747030)

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December 07, 2013

Critic Reviews (5)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

As Parkerized as ever, the 2011 La Vite Lucente will invariably have both its admirers and detractors. For the...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Bright, upbeat and rather commercial with mouthdrying tannins. Notes of black currant, blackberry and cocoa on the...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Very good Tuscan red made from Merlot (75%), which is grafted 25% Sangiovese. Happily, however, since the wine,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This pours with massive colour depth. Very surprising! It also has a very ripe, almost overripe plummy-raisiny fruit...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

High-toned, volatile, black currant jam - basic, and milky, hard and bitter. Burning alcohol (14.5% declared) heats...

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Community Reviews (1)

Philippe Brunet
Philippe Brunet

December 26, 2013 - Presents an intense purple dress. The nose is intense, and a finesse dominated by raspberries. However, its wooded side is very marked. The palate follows the nose, opulent and well balanced. The tannins are present but not aggressive. Concentrated and long on the palate, still benefit from a few years old. Fine wine, I love. Drink between 2015 and 2025. Deep purplish with an intense but elegant nose, surrounded by raspberries. Quite woody, rich on the palate, well balanced, with a long finish. Still young, Will gain with age.

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