Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 2011


RP94ParkerWS95Wine SpectatorJR17.5Jancis Robinson

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The Sassicaia 2011 does not reach the awe-inspiring heights of the two previous vintages (2009 and 2010) that are both iconic in their beauty and pedigree. Sassicaia always suffers when tasted young, which makes it a challenge to assess properly at release time. The winemaking quality is intact and the quality of fruit is beautiful indeed, albeit on the soft and ripe side.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 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: 2025

Description of Sassicaia 2011

Sassicaia 2011 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2011:

  • View: ruby ​​intense, concentrated and deep.
  • Nose: Complex aroma, notes of red fruit and very elegant.
  • Mouth: deep, sweet and balanced tannins on the palate, rich and dense, yet harmonious and elegant.

APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.

GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc.


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 2011


21 customer reviews
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3.5 /5

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2011:
- View: intense ruby.
- Nose: concentrated and deep. complex aroma, notes of red fruit and very elegant.
- Mouth: powerful, concentrated, very thick, sweet and balanced tannins, rich and dense mouth but harmonious and elegant, sweet tannins and balanced flavor. Very long persistence, with a sensory thickness of great importance with large polyphenolic structure.

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

PAIRING: game, roasts.
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4 /5

I drank it with a business client.
Red base with violet hues. Delicious combination of red fruit and green pepper. Good aromas, nice wine.
It's a safe bet with a goodl old potato stew.
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Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri 2011

Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 2011201320102008


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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