Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 1985


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1985 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
The Sassicaia 1985 is a red wine made by Tenuta San Guido from the region of Bolgheri Sassicaia made of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 1985 and has an alcoholic content of 13%. The Sassicaia 1985 is the ideal red to combine with veal and lamb. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 100 and wine spectator: 100.

Description of Sassicaia 1985

Sassicaia 1985 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)


  • View: Intense ruby red.
  • Nose: Herbaceous notes, of undergrowth and Mediterranean maquis, and of ripe red fruit; spicy and woody aromas given by aging.
  • Mouth: Intense and rich taste; of good body and with a good acid component; notes of ripe fruit and dried fruit; persistent finish.

NAME OF ORIGIN: Bolgheri Sassicaia

VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido

GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc.

AGING: 22-month break in Slavonian oak barriques and Tronçais barriques (65% of new wood and 35% of first and second pass wood).

PAIRING: Pasta with meat sauce, red meat, grilled meat, roasts, braised meats, cured meats, hams, game, lamb, veal.



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Reviews of Sassicaia 1985


2 customer reviews
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Your rating for Sassicaia 1985:Rate Sassicaia 1985:

4 /5

Strong aromas of oak and cedar. It reminded me of black plums.
Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido, a wine with body and soul.
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Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido 1985

4 /5

Mainly strawberry smell. Well balanced.
A classic, one of the best ones of Cabernet Sauvignon.
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Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 1985201320102008


It is a characteristic of Sassicaia to expect great results even in these less celebrated vintages. And this tendency was even more reinforced in the last decade. Sassicaia is intense, concentrated and deep ruby colour. Very complex and elegant on the nose, with scents of red fruits.
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.
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Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013


excellent quality / price
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Just drunk. Nothing to say, wine perfect with no defects.
Not worth the cost, however. Absolutely not good value for money. With that money you can buy other wines. Price is right for me 60 euro.
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