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Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 1999


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1999 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Tenuta San Guido is the maker of this Sassicaia 1999 (£431.10), a red wine from the region of Bolgheri Sassicaia that is based on 1999 cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc and shows an alcoholic content of 13%. The Sassicaia 1999 is the ideal red to combine with monkfish and veal. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 92.

Description of Sassicaia 1999

Sassicaia 1999 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)


  • View: strong>Sassicaia 1999 has an intense cherry red high layer.
  • Nose: Snuff, berries, raisins.
  • Mouth: Elegant, powerful, ripe tannins and a long aftertaste.


VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon,

AGING: 23 months in French oak barrels with 40% new barrels.

PREPARATION: early to what is usual in Sassicaia, in early September Harvest.

PAIRING: Stews with steak, roast beef and game.


Alcohol: 13% Vol

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Tenuta San Guido

Tenuta San Guido

Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century.

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Reviews of Sassicaia 1999


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4 /5

Il Sassicaia si presenta con un colore rubino intenso, concentrato e profondo. Il profumo è complesso con sentori di frutti rossi e molto elegante. Il sapore è potente, concentrato, di grande spessore, con tannini dolci ed equilibrati. In bocca è ricco e denso ma contemporaneamente armonico ed elegante. Decisamente lunga la persistenza, con uno spessore organolettico di grande importanza e con un corredo polifenolico che assicurano a questo vino una straordinaria longevità.
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4 /5

Jag tog denna Sassicaia Bolgheri en gång med mina medarbetare.
Det är rött med en violett kant. Det doftar av rostade nötter. God smak , med inslag av karamell.
Jag tog det med bläckfisk och det gick bra.
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Sassicaia Bolgheri 1999

4 /5

Ens el van posar amb les punxes. Compartir-lo amb amics és sempre un plaer.
Barreja entre vermell i marró. Es noten aromes torrats. En recordo un toc fumat.
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Sassicaia Bolgheri 1999

Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 199902013020171


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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Xtrawine UK
Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013


On sale in many gourmet shops.
Nice red Bordeaux colour. Smells like red tea. Fleshy, smoothy.
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Mary Wilson
Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2017

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