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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.
|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|
|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.
TEMPERATURE: 16/18 °C
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Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century.More about the Winery
Reviews of Sassicaia 2011
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.
Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013
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.