|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Bolgheri (Tuscany, Italy)|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
|Volume:||150cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
Elaboration of Sassicaia Magnum 2016
Sassicaia Magnum 2016 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
- View: intense ruby red.
- Nose: fruity notes of black cherries, blueberries and black currants combined with aromas of bitter orange, chocolate, graphite and Mediterranean jam.
- Mouth: balanced, full, elegant with soft tannins and a long finish.
APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.
VINEYARD: Galestro rich calcareous soils and partly clay, altitude between 100 and 300 meters west-southwest exposure.
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon 85% and 15% Cabernet Franc.
AGEING: 24 months in French oak barrels.
ELABORATION pressed grape, alcoholic fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature, maceration for 9-12 days in steel, malolactic fermentation.
PAIRING: game meats with sauces, roasts and grilled.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C
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 2016
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.
I usually recommend this red Bolgheri Sassicaia.