Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)
Tenuta San Guido elaborates this Sassicaia 2012 (£219.62), a red wine from the region of Bolgheri Sassicaia that is based on the best of cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon of 2012 and comes with an alcohol content of 14%. The Sassicaia 2012 combines especially well with monkfish and lamb. Uvinum users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 93.
Technical sheet · Sassicaia 2012
- Type Of Wine:
- red wine
- 2012 Other vintages
- Tenuta San Guido
- 75 cl Other volumes
- Contains Sulfites
- Alcohol Vol.:
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Description · Tenuta San Guido
Sassicaia 2012 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc)
TASTING NOTES OF Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012:
- View: intense and concentrated ruby red.
- Nose: complex, elegant and fragrant aroma, red fruit sensations.
- Mouth: enveloping, concentrated, sweet and balanced tannins, long persistence, thick taste of great importance and a major polyphenolic structure.
APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.
GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc.
WINE PAIRING: pasta with meat sauce, risotto with meat sauce, grilled meat, roasted, stewed red meat, game.
Alcohol content: 14.5%
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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Highlighted review about Sassicaia 2012
Posted on 04/05/16 at 04.56
The Sassicaia is a DOC wine whose production is allowed in a specific area of the municipality of Castagneto Carducci, produced with at least 80% of Cabernet Sauvignon. The Sassicaia is one of the finest Italian wines and expensive and it is exclusively produced by the Tenuta San Guido, who...read complete
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Posted on 03/02/17 at 07.22
Suitable for a menu as varied as we had. A bottle of this red for two, solo.
Bright red and purple reflections. Very good aromas of vanilla. Full-bodied.
Posted on 13/11/16 at 05.34
It tastes divine
Posted on 06/10/15 at 11.36
TASTING NOTES OF Sassicaia 2012:
- View: ruby intense, concentrated and deep.
- Nose: complex aroma, notes of red fruit and very elegant.
- Mouth: powerful flavor, concentrated, very thick,...
Posted on 18/11/15 at 05.01
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Posted on 22/10/15 at 05.04
This is certainly the most famous area of Tuscany and Italy as a whole. The reason for his fame? Its legendary wine, among the most sought after by wine lovers and collectors: THE SASSICAIA! !...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