Bolgheri Sassicaia

Sassicaia 2012


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 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.: 14.5%

Description of Sassicaia 2012

Sassicaia 2012 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012:

  • View: intense and concentrated ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: complex, elegant and fragrant aroma, red fruit sensations.
  • Mouth: enveloping, concentrated, sweet and balanced tannins, long persistence, thick taste of great importance and a major polyphenolic structure.

APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.

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

WINE PAIRING: pasta with meat sauce, risotto with meat sauce, grilled meat, roasted, stewed red meat, game.

Alcohol content: 14.5%

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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 2012


14 customer reviews
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4 /5

It was part of a wine tasting.
Deep Burgundy colour. The aromas of coffee and toffee predominate. It's quite dense, I liked it.
Sassicaia pairs very well with a spicy fish .
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4 /5

Suitable for a menu as varied as we had. A bottle of this red for two, solo.
Bright red and purple reflections. Very good aromas of vanilla. Full-bodied.
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Marchesi Incisa Sassicaia - Tenuta S.Guido Marchesi Incisa Sassicaia 2012

4 /5

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It tastes divine

Reviews of other vintages of Sassicaia 2012201320102008


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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