Tasting Note: This wine is characterized by an intense nose of black cherries and licorice which is lifted by notes of Iris flower. In the mouth, Lucullus is initially soft and smooth. Then, a tight and full tannic structure develops into a complex chalky and licorice finish.
Food Matching: Red meats, semi-dry cheeses, gourmet cooking.
Grape variety: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc.
Vinification: Vinification in 65 hectoliter wooden vats. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Maturation in barrels for 12 to 15 months.
Aging potential: 20+ years.
James Suckling 91 Point!
Jancis Robinson 16.5 Point!
Tim Atkin 92 Point!
Bordeaux wine competition2016 Gold Medal
SAKURA Japan Women’s Wine Awards2017 Gold Medal
Wuhan festival2016 Coup de Coeur
Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards2019 Double Gold Medal
The Guide Bettane & Desseauve2017 15.5 Point!
la Revue du Vin de France2015 15-16 Point!
Antonio Galloni 93 Point!