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