|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||1991 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
Description of Sassicaia 1991
Sassicaia 1991 (Cabernet Sauvignon)
- View: intense ruby, concentrated and deep.
- Nose: fragrance complex with hints of red fruit and very elegant.
- Mouth: powerful flavor, concentrated, very dense, with sweet tannins and balanced. Boca rich, dense, and the harmonious and elegant, great persistence time.
GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc 15%.
AGEING: Aged for 23 months and then bottled.
PREPARATION: wort had a good color intensity and alcoholic fermentation with a relative maceration of the skins had regularly place around the initial average temperature 29 to 30 ° and then fell to about 22-23 ° C. at the end of the maceration, ie after the transfer, after about 14 days. The malolactic process was carried out very easily and on November 20, all the wine was ready to enter the barrel, since the malic acid was now completely transformed, from March after harvest.
WINE PAIRING: with important meat dishes.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C
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Reviews of Sassicaia 1991
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.