|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||1980 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
Description of Sassicaia 1980
Sassicaia 1980 (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Sassicaia 1980 is the wine that revolutionized the Italian wine scene in 1974 this fantastic wine won a tasting of Decanter magazine several of the best Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé.
TEMPERATURE: Serve between 16 and 18ºC.
WINE PAIRING: Confit of duck or roast suckling pig.
GRAPES: Assembly of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc.
PREPARATION: He made a maceration-fermentation for a fortnight in wooden vats.
AGEING: Subsequent aging for 24 months in French oak barrels.
Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century.More about the Winery
Reviews of Sassicaia 1980
Strong, concentrated, with sweet and balanced tannins on the palate. Very long finish with very important organoleptic and poliphenolic aspects, which will ensure to this wine an extraordinary longevity.
Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013
Nice red Bordeaux colour. Smells like red tea. Fleshy, smoothy.