4.37

Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC 2017 Tenuta San Guido

Italy, Tuscany

Red Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Cabernet Franc 15%
2017
750ml
13.5%

Professional Rating

96 James Suckling 2017
98 Luca Gardini 2017
97 Wine Spectator 2016
100 Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2016
95 Luca Maroni 2016
98 James Suckling 2016
98 Wine Enthusiast 2016
97 Wine Spectator 2015
97 Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2015
98 James Suckling 2015
95 Antonio Galloni 2015
17 Jancis Robinson 2015
92 Wine Spectator 2014
95 Wine Enthusiast 2014
98 Luca Gardini 2014
98 Wine Enthusiast 2013
97 Doctor Wine 2013
98 Doctor Wine 2012
92 Doctor Wine 2010
4.37 Reviews: 176

About the Wine

Bolgheri Sassicaia from Tenuta San Guido was born in vineyards located in the splendid landscape of the Tuscan Maremma.

It is mainly produced on Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and with Cabernet Franc grapes, harvested between the beginning of September and the first week of October. The vinification process, at a controlled temperature of 30-31 ° C, consists of 2 weeks of maceration on the skins with frequent pumping over and de-aging, followed by malolactic fermentation in steel. The wine then ages in French oak barriques for 24 months and then ages in glass before being placed on the market.

It is characterized by an intense and deep ruby red color. The bouquet is persuasive and elegant and opens with rich and ripe hints of red fruits, blueberry, black currant and cassis, enriched with fine notes of Mediterranean scrub, juniper, bay leaf and myrtle, which evolve into spicy aromas and balsamic notes. On the palate it is strong and concentrated, with a rich spiciness and sensations of chocolate, vanilla, cinchona and fern, balanced by a vegetable touch that gives freshness. Overall it is a wine of great elegance, with fine and soft tannins.

Perfect to accompany game and game dishes, especially wild boar, it is perfect in combination with large roasts.

Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Type
Red Wine
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Cabernet Franc 15%
Appellation
Bolgheri
Vintage
2017
Alcohol
13.5%
Serving temperature
18 - 20°C
Taste profile
Red fruits, Blueberry, Currant, Laurel, Juniper, Myrtle, Spices, Balsamic notes
Pairs well with
Game, Roasts


Vineyard

Tenuta San Guido


Price

250 EUR vino.com


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