Sassicaia 2008

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

RP96WS94

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The Sassicaia 2008 (£289.90) is a red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia produced by Tenuta San Guido that contains cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2008 and has an alcohol content of 12%. The Uvinum community values the Sassicaia 2008 with 4,1 of 5 points and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 96 and wine spectator: 94.

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Sassicaia is undoubtedly one of those Italian wines that you cannot miss, a very traditional Bordeaux style combined with the charisma of indigenous Cabernet, which make this wine so original. It also comes with its own certificate of origin.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia 2008

Type Of Wine:
red wine
Vintage:
2008 Other vintages
Appellation:
Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany,Italy)
Cellar:
Tenuta San Guido
Volume:
75 cl
Score:
RP96WS94
Grapes:
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Allergens:
Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.:
12%

Description · Tenuta San Guido

Sassicaia 2008 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

Sassicaia is undoubtedly one of those Italian wines that you cannot miss, a very traditional Bordeaux style combined with the charisma of indigenous Cabernet, which make this wine so original. It also comes with its own certificate of origin.

It has an intense, concentrated and deep ruby ​​color. The elegant aroma is complex with notes of red fruits. Classic herbaceous scent harmoniously integrated; perfume typically understory or more precisely of Mediterranean spot, to several typical tertiary scents of aging. The flavor is powerful, concentrated and has great depth with sweet and balanced tannins on the palate it is rich and dense, yet harmonious and elegant. The wine has a long finish with a decisive organoleptic depth and structure of polyphenol which guarantees longevity of this extraordinary wine.

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...

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Posted on at 04.46

4/5

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Posted on at 15.18

3.5/5

Just drunk. Nothing to say, wine perfect with no defects.
Not worth the cost, however. Absolutely not good value for money. With that money you can buy other wines. Price is right for me 60 euro.

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Posted on at 15.02

3/5

Red wine with reddish brown edges. Strong smell of violets, it seemed odd. Bitter end. Did not seem well with fish, I would have preferred a vegetable stew.

I tried it in a bar.

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Posted on at 15.50

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2008

In the 1920s the Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamt of creating a ‘thoroughbred' wine and for him, as for all the aristocracy of the time, the ideal was Bordeaux. This is how he described...

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Posted on at 04.41

4/5

In the twenties, a student at Pisa, Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamed of creating a wine of race. In Tuscany, experiencing some French varieties Cabernet and had concluded that "the bouquet he...

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Posted on at 04.36

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2008

It is a characteristic of Sassicaia to expect great results even in these less celebrated vintages. And this tendency was even more reinforced in the last decade. Sassicaia is intense, concentrated...

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Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013

It is a characteristic of Sassicaia to expect great results even in these less celebrated vintages. And this tendency was even more reinforced in the last decade. Sassicaia is intense, concentrated...

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Reviews about Sassicaia 2010

Felice Giordano
Felice Giordano

5/5

excellent quality / price

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Reviews about Sassicaia 2007

Aquilino Martelluzzi
Aquilino Martelluzzi

5/5

Sassicaia 2004

One of the most important vintages, from my simple point of view!

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Reviews about Sassicaia 2014

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia 2014

I accompanied the 2014 with steamed vegetables. I was lucky enough to try it with a client. Cherry colour, high layer. Scent of violets and liquorice. Balanced in the mouth.

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Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2014

A good Tenuta San Guido who goes well with beef stew. At a dinner with other couples. Shows an intense ruby ​​red colour red. Nice smell of wood (cedar). The main flavour is coffee.

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