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Wine With Wanda: IG Live with Lamberto Frescobaldi of Tenuta Luce

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Marchese Lamberto Frescobaldi spoke with Wine With Wanda journalist Wanda Mann about the 25th anniversary of Tenuta Luce. The two discussed the significance of this estate as well as its history, winemaking philosophy and the current vintages on during an Instagram Live Session. 

During their chat, the pair sipped the two of the recent releases, Tenuta Luce “Luce” 2017, which was later reviewed as phenomenal, “Appearing a deep ruby, on the nose it offers intense scents of ripe berry fruit and dark-fleshed fruit. […] Its dense, velvety tannins contribute to the wine’s magnificent structure, while the palate, remarkably full-bodied, progresses into a notably lengthy finish.” Secondly, the Tenuta Luce Brunello di Montalcino 2015 received more high praise, “vaunts a vibrant acidity and spice-laden structure, while silky tannins gradually unfold on the palate, revealing an elegance and multi-layered complexity that drive to a lengthy, intense conclusion.”

Read the full article HERE, or watch the interview below.

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