Sassicaia Imperial 2012

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri)

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Tenuta San Guido is the maker of this Sassicaia Imperial 2012 , a red wine from the region of Bolgheri that is made of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2012 and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The Sassicaia Imperial 2012 is the ideal red to combine with risotto and game. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 93.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 600cl 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 Imperial 2012 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

Sassicaia 2012 is the wine that revolutionized the Italian wine scene in 1974 this fantastic wine won a tasting of Decanter magazine several of the best Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé.

TEMPERATURE: Serve between 16 and 18ºC.

WINE PAIRING: Confit of duck or roast suckling pig.

GRAPES: Assembly of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc.

PREPARATION: He made a maceration-fermentation for a fortnight in wooden vats.

AGEING: Subsequent aging for 24 months in French oak barrels.

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 20.06


Perfect wine to share with friends.
Colour of glacé cherry. It smells like sweets. It reminded me of berries .
It was too well-bodied for our meal.
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Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels


Cedarwood aromas. The Tenuta San Guido had been cooled and offered a mild flavour.
You mustn't miss it.
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