Sassicaia 2015

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

RP97

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Tenuta San Guido is the maker of this Sassicaia 2015 (£259.60), a red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia that is based on the best of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2015 and has an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Sassicaia 2015 is the ideal red to combine with boar and pork. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Uvinum users while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 97.
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Generousness, freshness and elegance come together in this excellent Sassicaia 2015, the best wine in the world celebrated by the most known critics.

A wine made from Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that captures the essence of Italian vineyards. The 2015 vintage was marked by a mild winter, followed by heavy rains in spring and a hot summer with above-average temperatures in June and July, resulting in very healthy grapes with excellent ripeness.

This red wine has a intensive ruby red colour, generous aromas of ripe black fruits with soft almonds and a rich, fresh and compact taste with notes of nuts and a deep and persistent finish.

Discover now the Sassicaia 2015, a beautiful, fresh and elegant wine characterized by its generosity.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75 cl Other volumes
Score: RP97
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing: Regional CuisineMeatGrilled meatsItalian CuisineRed meatGameLambPorkBoar
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
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Description · Tenuta San Guido

Sassicaia 2015 (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Sassicaia 2015:
- View: intense ruby ​​red.
- Nose: Ripe red fruit, berries and cola, herbs and toasted almonds.
- Mouth: rich flavor and compact, sustained body and good acid component, notes of nuts, with a profound and persistent.

APPELLATION: Bolgheri.
VINES: GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc 15%.

AGEING: 24 months in French oak barrels.
PREPARATION: fermentation in steel tanks under controlled temperature, with maceration in the skins for about 10 days.

PAIRING: grilled meats, roasts, steaks or traditional Tuscan dishes.
TEMPERATURE: 16/18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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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Posted on at 03.50

4/5

Sassicaia 2015

Sassicaia 2015 is an Italian red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia D. O. C produced by the winery Tenuta San Guido. Like other wines turned into legend, Sassicaia is the work of a visionary, Mario Incisa della Marquis Rocchetta, who relied on the grounds of the estate Tenuta San Guido to grow cabernet...
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Posted on at 04.16

4/5

TASTING:
- View: ruby ​​red
- Nose: it presents fine aromas of berries, cedar wood and spices
- Taste: is flexible and refined, with fine and elegant tannins

VINEYARD: Tenuta San Guido
REGION:...
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Posted on at 04.07

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2015

2015 was a great year and this certainly explains the high scores (o a.. 97/100 Parker) was a cool year, which makes the wine more elegant with a nice acidity and a lighter color and less...
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Posted on at 12.21

4/5

Sassicaia is probably the most famous Italian wine in the world, the Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta recognized the potential of the Bolgheri area in order to produce wines of extraordinary...
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Posted on at 18.04

4/5

Marchesi Incisa Della Rocchetta Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia 2015

Tenuta San Guido, in the twenties, a student in Pisa, Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamed of creating a classy wine. His ideal, as the aristocracy of the time, it was Bordeaux. So he describes in...
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Posted on at 16.52

4/5

The Sassicaia Bolgheri Tenuta San Guido was born in vineyards located in the beautiful Tuscan Maremma landscape. It is produced mainly on Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, harvested...
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Posted on at 03.36

4/5

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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Posted on at 03.16

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2015

Sassicaia 2015 -L'annata of millennio- Tenute San Guido 2015 The Sassicaia extraordinary wine produced in the Tenuta San Guido, Bolgheri. The latter part of the municipality of Castagneto Carducci...
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Reviews about Sassicaia 2013

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 2008

Giuseppe Pisanino
Giuseppe Pisanino

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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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 2016

Charles Walcott
Charles Walcott

4/5

Pretty aromas of nuts. Smoky notes in the mouth.
It was still a little too early to taste it.
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