Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)
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.
Technical sheet · Sassicaia 2008
- Type Of Wine:
- red wine
- 2008 Other vintages
- Tenuta San Guido
- 75 cl
- Contains Sulfites
- Alcohol Vol.:
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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 25/12/12 at 15.18
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.
Posted on 22/12/11 at 15.02
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.
Posted on 16/07/12 at 04.41
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...read complete
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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.read complete