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Tuscan Property Tenuta Luce Radiates Montalcino Magic

Tuscan Property Tenuta Luce Radiates Montalcino Magic

As considered one of Tuscany’s most prestigious estates, Tenuta Luce is traditionally famend for its world-class wines that are the results of an formidable venture begun within the early Nineteen Nineties. Geared toward acquiring the fullest expression of the Montalcino territory, the venture was, and continues to be, a convincing success, leading to a wine that’s now thought-about considered one of Italy’s most iconic: Luce.  


Classic after classic, Luce’s vinification course of and mix meeting observe and respect the traits of the grapes in every rising yr, with out deviating from the guiding idea of a harmonious steadiness between Sangiovese and Merlot. Dense and velvety with notes of ripe berry fruit, Luce is….luscious, as are the wineries three different labels: Lucente, a fruit-forward, ‘drink now’ Merlot/Sangiovese mix and a scrumptious entry level to the world of Luce, the noble and forceful Luce Brunello which pays homage to the Montalcino Brunello custom, and Lux Vitis, a really restricted manufacturing Cabernet Sauvignon/Sangiovese bend. 

Cellar TENUTA LUCE barrel room

Searching for Luce’s heartbeat, followers from throughout the globe pilgrimage to its 615 pristine acres of vineyards, woods, and olive groves within the coronary heart of Montalcino’s Val d’Orcia Nature Park, a rural panorama named in 2004 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Website. Right here, friends can pattern the wines throughout a tour that reveals the vineyard’s underground wine cellar, a subterranean temple above which lies a fascinating Mediterranean backyard designed by panorama architect Richard Shelbourne. From the vaulted entrance and its succession of luminous arches, one passes to the manufacturing space and its giant, pomace-colored, tulip-shaped concrete vats. Pristine barrel rooms are subtly illuminated by Luce’s radiant solar image, and within the elegant Cantina Storica, a Medieval library of kinds, one finds a group of each classic of each Luce label inside a museum-like show. 

Restaurant TENUTA LUCE
Restaurant TENUTA LUCE

And now, the Luce property can also be residence to a brand new restaurant with a devoted chef. Positioned subsequent to the cellar the place Tenuta Luce wines are born and aged, the restaurant provides a becoming crown to the complete Luce expertise. On the primary ground, friends are welcomed by a chic, fireplace-warmed reception space, above which floats the fashionable, open-view kitchen and eating room that overlook the vineyards. Throughout summer season, meals are served en plein air on a spacious patio overlooking the backyard.

Open completely to Tenuta Luce friends and solely by reservation Monday via Friday, the restaurant includes a day by day created menu targeted on seasonal substances and in accordance with visitor preferences. Each dish showcases domestically raised, conventional parts that observe the Tuscan custom, all reinterpreted by the chef in an authentic, progressive means. Each menu is meticulously paired with a collection of Tenuta Luce wines, leading to a harmonious and complete eno-gastronomic expertise. All of the wines of Tenuta Luce can be found within the restaurant.    


Tenuta Luce claims an distinctive, westward-oriented spot overlooking what appears to be the entire of Tuscany–a magical place the place wine celebrates life, custom, and tradition. Undulating hills peppered with majestic Cypress bushes and historic hamlets present a shocking panorama, the colours of which change hourly. Even those that day by day get pleasure from this vista proceed to be charmed by its magnificence. Visits to Tenuta Luce are deliberate intimately by educated professionals who genuinely care about visitor consolation. To expertise Luce from all angles (winery, barrel cellar, Wine Library and restaurant) is to completely perceive the center of this iconic Italian wine. 

LUCE 2019
LUCE 2019

All photographs courtesy of Tenuta Luce



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