Sassicaia 2016

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri)

RP100JR18.5

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The winery Tenuta San Guido elaborates this Sassicaia 2016 (£259.60), a red wine from Bolgheri with the best cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2016 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The Sassicaia 2016 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and roast. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Uvinum users and with the following scores: robert parker: 100.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75 cl Other volumes
Score: RP100JR18.5
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (85%), Cabernet Franc (15%)
Pairing: MeatGameBoarVealGrilled meatsRoastRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2050
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Description · Tenuta San Guido

Sassicaia 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: It is a red to dark red with bright red flashes.
  • Nose: Dominated by strong scents of red fruits and snuff. Wood and mineral extracts.
  • Mouth: It is a complex, dense and with a comprehensive final wine. Good balance between sweetness and acidity.

APPELLATION: Tuscany, Italy.

VINEYARD: Bolgheri.

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.

AGEING: This drink is about 6 months or more stored in dark oak barrels Spanish.

PREPARATION: The preparation is purely traditional. After pressing the grapes is fermented beverage in stainless steel barrels for 6 months taking care the temperature.

PAIRING: veal and game.

TEMPERATURE: 18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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 second...

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Posted on at 04.56

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2016

The Sassicaia Bolgheri Tenuta San Guido was born in vineyards located in the beautiful landscape of Maremma toscana.È product mainly on Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, harvested between the beginning of September and the first week of October. The process of vinification, at a...
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Posted on at 20.03

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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Reviews about other vintages

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 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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