Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 2006


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 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.: 13.5%
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2030
Vinous Score: 95
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Tenuta San Guido is the maker of this Sassicaia 2006 (£320.77), a red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia that is based on 2006 cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc and has an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Sassicaia 2006 is the ideal red to combine with veal and lamb. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 97 and wine spectator: 94.

Description of Sassicaia 2006

Sassicaia 2006 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)


  • View: Sassicaia 2006 is bright red ruby
  • Nose: intense aromas of cassis and blackberry, smoke and spice
  • Palate: are found the blackcurrant, blackberry and spice. firm and ripe tannins. long and elegant finish.

NAME: Bolgheri Sassicaia

VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

AGING: 24 months in oak barrels


PAIRING: red meats, grilled meats


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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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 2006


6 customer reviews
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Your rating for Sassicaia 2006:Rate Sassicaia 2006:

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 0.75 2006:
- View: beautiful red garnet.
- Nose: surprisingly large nose, very elegant, hints of cherries, cocoa, nutmeg, pepper, cloves.
- Mouth: broad, a large structure, warm at the right point, with good tannins and an infinite persistence.

APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.
VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido
GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc.

WINE PAIRING: lamb, red meat.
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4 /5

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A sensational purchase

Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 2006201320102008


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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