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Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Magnum 2012 is the best Super Toscan wine. Freshness, firmness and finesse characterized it. "It is the best Sassicaia since 2009." james Suckling 95/100
Notes of crushed blackberries and dark cherries which opens to reveal complex notes of delicate spices. A legendary wine.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2012 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany, Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
|Volume:||150cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2045|
Elaboration of Sassicaia Magnum 2012
Sassicaia Magnum 2012 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
TASTING NOTES Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Magnum 2012:
- View: Red purple
- Nose: floral, currant, raspberry aromas, licorice
- Mouth: dense, complex, compacted palate of dark fruits and fine tannins
APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia
VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon,
AGING: aged en French oak barriques for 24 monts and few more months in bottle before being released on the market
PREPARATION: Malolactic fermentation in steel vats.
PAIRING: red meat, game, lamb
How to serve
Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century.More about the Winery
Reviews of Sassicaia Magnum 2012
Red ruby colour with reddish brown edges. The smell of violets was so strong that it seemed curious to me. Predominating aromas of red fruits.
Better pair it with vegetables.
It is worth re-buying this Marchesi Incisa Della Rocchetta Bolgheri Sassicaia Magnum.