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Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Magnum 1997 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:||1997 Other vintages|
|Winery:||Tenuta San Guido|
|Volume:||150cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
Elaboration of Sassicaia Magnum 1997
Sassicaia Magnum 1997 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
TASTING NOTES Sassicaia 375ml 1997 :
- View: intense ruby red.
- Nose: plum and fine leathers, mineral notes river stone, smoked.
- Mouth: Structured, serious, smart, warm, fruity, final mineral notes.
APPELLATION: Bolgueri Sassicaia.
GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc 15%.
AGEING: 24 months in French oak barrels.
PROCESSING: soft pressing of grapes and successive fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of between 30 and 31 °C, without yeast. Maceration between 9 and 12 days and successive pumping and delestage wort. Malolactic in stainless steel.
PAIRING: game dishes.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%
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 1997
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.