Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)
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Sassicaia is undoubtedly one of those Italian wines that you cannot miss, a very traditional Bordeaux style combined with the charisma of indigenous Cabernet, which make this wine so original. It also comes with its own certificate of origin.
Technical sheet · Sassicaia
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2008 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany,Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon (85%), Cabernet Franc (15%)|
|Starting Year For Optimal Consumption:||2018|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2038|
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Description · Tenuta San Guido
Sassicaia 2008 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc)
It has an intense, concentrated and deep ruby color. The elegant aroma is complex with notes of red fruits. Classic herbaceous scent harmoniously integrated; perfume typically understory or more precisely of Mediterranean spot, to several typical tertiary scents of aging. The flavor is powerful, concentrated and has great depth with sweet and balanced tannins on the palate it is rich and dense, yet harmonious and elegant. The wine has a long finish with a decisive organoleptic depth and structure of polyphenol which guarantees longevity of this extraordinary wine.
Tenuta San Guido
Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century. Tenuta San Guido cultivates fruit from several plots scattered around Bolgheri extending 75 hectares. The grape variety distribution of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. The second...
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Posted on 25/12/12 at 15.18
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.
Posted on 22/12/11 at 15.02
I tried it in a bar.
Posted on 16/07/12 at 04.41
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