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The 2016 Bolgheri Sassicaia is a wine of soaring achievement. Scoring 100 Parker points, Bolgheri Sassicaia's 2016 vintage is a true showstopper. This wine is chiselled and sharp with blackberry, ripe cherry, grilled herb and barbecue spice. The aromas flow from the glass in a continuous stream and are all marked by radiant intensity. The mouthfeel is long and powerful. The crisp linearity of the wine's tannic backbone is perfectly measured to the volume and depth of the fruit flavours. A true benchmark for Italian red wines.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri (Tuscany, Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2050|
Description of Sassicaia 2016
Sassicaia 2016 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
- View: Red to dark red with bright red flashes.
- Nose: Dominated by strong scents of red fruits and snuff. Wood and mineral extracts.
- Mouth: It is a complex and dense wine. Good balance between sweetness and acidity.
APPELLATION: Tuscany, Italy.
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
AGEING: This wine is aged for 6 months or more in Spanish oak barrels.
PREPARATION: The preparation is purely traditional. After pressing the grapes, the wine is fermented in stainless steel barrels for 6 months in a temperature-controlled environment.
PAIRING: Veal and game.
TEMPERATURE: 18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
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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
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Reviews of Sassicaia 2016
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
Nice red Bordeaux colour. Smells like red tea. Fleshy, smoothy.