Tedeschi Valpolicella Lucchine 2010
Blend: 25% Corvina. 25% Corvinone, 30% Rondinella, 10% Molinara, and 10% Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, and Dindarella
Bright medium red. Very spicy, fresh nose hints at red cherry and berries. Vibrant on the palate, with flavors of red fruit, tea leaf and cedar. Finishes bright and easygoing, with a hint of herbaceousness. Made from grapes grown in the flatland vineyard located just around the Tedeschi air-drying facility (on alluvial soil that is not ideal for the top-end Valpolicella or Amarone), this is a delicious, very successful wine.
The 2010 Valpolicella Classico Lucchine bursts from the glass with freshly cut flowers, sweet spices and small red berries. This fresh, vinous Valpolicella will drink beautifully over the next 2-3 years. It is a terrific effort at this level. The purity of the fruit is striking. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2014.