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Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 2003


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After a very early malolactic fermentation, the 24 months aging in French oak barrels started towards the end of November. After this period, the wine spent 6 more months in bottles before being put on the market, obtaining, as a result, a wine acclaimed by critics and that, since 1968 (the year that it officially came out for sale), has pleased demanding palates and even, aristocratic ones, so much so that it is well accepted always with a welcome worthy of a Premier Cru de Bordeaux.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2003 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description of Sassicaia 2003

Sassicaia 2003 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)


  • View: Sassicaia 2003 is of medium intensity ruby
  • Nose: Nose remarkably ripe plum, cedar and leather.
  • Mouth: On the palate medium bodied with lots of fruit, soft tannins, not dry.

GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Cabernet Franc

CELLAR: Tenuta San Guido

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The Winery

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 2003


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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

Op een diner met een paar vrienden hebben wij het geproefd en het smaakte me.
Goede rood en dakpan randen van kleur. Geur van viooltjes en zoethout. Deze 2003 is een beetje vettig in de mond.
Het best van het voedsel.
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Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2003

4 /5

Este Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia não se pode encontrar em nenhum supermercado.
Tom vermelho bordeaux. Cheira muito bem a rosas brancas. Leve mas com um travo prolongado.
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Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2003

Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 200302013020171


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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