Sassicaia 375ml 2012

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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Tenuta San Guido is the maker of this Sassicaia 375ml 2012 , a red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia that is made of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2012 and has an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Sassicaia 375ml 2012 is the ideal red to combine with risotto and game. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and has also robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 93.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 37.5cl Other volumes
Score: RP93WS93JR17GR3
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing: MeatFishPastaRiceLambMonkfishGrilled meatsPasta BologneseBraised BeefRed meatGameRisotto
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Tenuta San Guido

Sassicaia 375ml 2012 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 375ml 2012:

  • View: ruby, garnet flashes.
  • Nose: fruity notes of blueberry, black currant as those of the Mediterranean spices, chocolate and a little leather, with notes of graphite in the background.
  • Mouth: elegant, fine tannins, comparable to the great Pauillac, a silky body wrap and an extremely long finish.

APPELLATION: Tuscany.

VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido

GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Cabernet Franc.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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 at 04.59

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 375ml 2012

The 2012 Tenuta San Guido's was a hot vintage, especially during the summer months with hot wind and little rain. Fortunately, in the winter months more than enough rain so the old stumps could get enough water and the vines had good access to the underground moisture. The heat does have ensured...
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Posted on at 06.44

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 375ml 2012

I bought the bottle at a winery tour.
This Cabernet Franc is very pleasing to the eye. Good aromas of ripe fruit. The grape had an evident presence.
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Reviews about Sassicaia 375ml 2015

Lauren Scott
Lauren Scott

4/5

Opaque red. Balsamic aromas.Like its coffee flavours.
A Sassicaia 375ml that was served as dessert of a good meal.
I gave it to my parents and we tried it together.
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Reviews about Sassicaia 375ml 2013

Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri Hb 375ml 2013
Surprising the smell of strawberries of this Tenuta San Guido. It took me sometime to noticeite elegant and long finish.
In this Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri Hb 375ml 2013, the wood...
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Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

The Sassicaia 375ml pairs perfectly with meat. My boss gifted to me.
A beautiful colour. This Sassicaia 375ml with its raspberry aromas might be considered as delicacy. Extraordinary flavour with...
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Reviews about Sassicaia 375ml 2011

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker

4/5

Dark red tone and furthermore rather opaque. Scent of violets and liquorice. Such a tasty flavour with hints of chocolate.
It wasn't well paired with food, but the wine was good and tasty.
My...
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Reviews about Sassicaia 375ml 2010

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

Sassicaia 2010 375ml
My partner loves this Bolgheri.
A beautiful vivid colour. This red wine has a chestnut background. The taste was a bit salty. I was surprised.
I didn't pair it with anything.
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