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Sassicaia Bolgheri Tuscany 750ml

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Critic Score
93/100
User Rating
4.9 Stars
Size
750ml
Region
Toscana, Italy
Critic Scores & User Ratings are based on an aggregated international Global Wine Score (GWS).
Sassicaia Bolgheri Tuscany 750ml - Item Code: 07019

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Sassicaia Bolgheri Tuscany is a world-renowned Italian red wine produced in the Bolgheri region of Tuscany. This full-bodied, complex wine is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, and is aged for 18 months in French oak barrels. The result is a deep ruby-red color with aromas of ripe blackberry, cassis, and tobacco. On the palate, the wine is rich and velvety, with flavors of blackberry, cherry, and spice, and a long, lingering finish. The tannins are well-integrated and the acidity is balanced, making this a perfect wine to pair with grilled meats, game, and aged cheeses. Enjoy a glass of Sassicaia Bolgheri Tuscany and experience the unique flavors of this classic Italian red.

Producer Notes: Tenuta San Guido

Tenuta San Guido is a renowned drinks producer located in the Bolgheri region of Tuscany, Italy. The company was founded in 1940 by Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, who had a passion for wine and a desire to create a world-class wine that could rival the best Bordeaux wines. The estate is situated on a hill overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, and the vineyards benefit from the warm Mediterranean climate and the cooling sea breezes.

The flagship wine of Tenuta San Guido is the Sassicaia, which is considered one of the greatest wines in the world. It is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, and is aged in French oak barrels for 24 months. The wine is known for its rich, complex flavors of blackcurrant, blackberry, and spice, and its elegant, silky texture.

In addition to the Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido also produces a range of other wines, including the Guidalberto, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes, and the Le Difese, a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Both of these wines are highly regarded and have won numerous awards.

Tenuta San Guido is also known for its Grappa, which is made from the pomace of the grapes used to make the Sassicaia. The Grappa is aged in oak barrels for several years, and has a smooth, complex flavor with notes of vanilla and spice.

Overall, Tenuta San Guido is a world-class drinks producer that is known for its exceptional wines and Grappa. The company has a long history of producing high-quality drinks, and its commitment to excellence is evident in every bottle.

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Critical Acclaim

93
James Suckling
Saturated color. Bordeaux style. Pure fruit, graphite and gunpowder. Full-bodied. Lovely balance of fruit and tannins. Blend of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc.
91
Wilfred Wong
COMMENTARY: The 2012 Viticcoio is an excellent blend of Bordeaux grape varieties. TASTING NOTES: This wine offer a bold combination of black fruit and savory spices in its aromas and flavors. Pair it with grilled beef. (Tasted: May 16, 2020, San Francisco, CA)

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In the United States, a red mix is any American wine that isn't produced from a single grape type. It's an odd classification since many, if not all, red wines are and have always been mixes. A grand cru Bordeaux produced entirely of Cabernet, as well as Chiantis made entirely of Sangiovese, are the exception rather than the norm. In addition, California law only requires a wine's label to contain 75% of the grape type.

Winemakers combine grapes because it enables them to create a wine in a sense. A splash of Merlot may help soften Cabernet's tannins, while a dash of Syrah can give watery, inexpensive Pinot some punch. Blending is common in several regions: Rioja, for example, has traditionally blended Tempranillo, Graciano, and Garnacha. Many modern, inexpensive red blends, on the other hand, are simply created for mass appeal—lots of superripe, black fruit and no acidity—using whatever varietals would suffice.

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Red wine is a popular alcoholic beverage that is enjoyed by many people around the world. It is made from red grapes and is known for its rich, complex flavors and aromas. There are many different varieties of red wine, each with its own unique characteristics and taste. Some of the most popular varieties of red wine include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and Zinfandel.

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most popular varieties of red wine. It is known for its full-bodied flavor and high tannin content. This wine is often aged in oak barrels, which gives it a rich, smoky flavor. Some of the most famous brands of Cabernet Sauvignon include Chateau Montelena, Silver Oak, and Caymus Vineyards.

Merlot is another popular variety of red wine. It is known for its soft, fruity flavor and low tannin content. This wine is often blended with other varieties of red wine to create a more complex flavor. Some of the most famous brands of Merlot include Duckhorn Vineyards, Stags' Leap Winery, and Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Pinot Noir is a lighter-bodied red wine that is known for its delicate, fruity flavor. It is often aged in oak barrels, which gives it a subtle smoky flavor. Some of the most famous brands of Pinot Noir include Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Kistler Vineyards, and Williams Selyem.

Shiraz, also known as Syrah, is a full-bodied red wine that is known for its spicy, peppery flavor. It is often aged in oak barrels, which gives it a rich, smoky flavor. Some of the most famous brands of Shiraz include Penfolds, Henschke, and Torbreck.

Zinfandel is a bold, fruity red wine that is known for its high alcohol content. It is often aged in oak barrels, which gives it a rich, smoky flavor. Some of the most famous brands of Zinfandel include Ridge Vineyards, Turley Wine Cellars, and Seghesio Family Vineyards.

Red wine is a great drink for many reasons. For one, it is rich in antioxidants, which can help to reduce the risk of heart disease and other health problems. Additionally, red wine is a great way to unwind after a long day. It has a relaxing effect on the body and can help to reduce stress and anxiety. Finally, red wine is a great way to socialize with friends and family. It is often enjoyed with food and can be a great way to bring people together.

About the Producer: Tenuta San Guido - Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido is best known by the name of its most famous wine - Sassicaia. It is located in the Tuscan region of Maremma and has its own DOC name (Bolgheri Sassicaia) stamped on its main label. Sassicaia, one of the original Super Tuscan wines, is composed of Cabernet Sauvignon with a hint of Cabernet Franc. It is known for its soft texture, elegance and aroma. The grapes that go to Sassicaia are harvested shortly before reaching full maturation, which contributes to the sophistication and aroma, in addition to reducing the alcohol content. After two weeks of fermentation in stainless steel vats, the wine aged for about 24 months in French oak barrels (about 20 percent of which were new). Tenuta San Guido also manufactures Guidalberto and Le Difese with substandard fruits from Sassicaia and other vineyards on the property. ... These two wines are classified as IGT Toscana. Guidalberto is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot and Le Difese Cabernet Sauvignon - Sangiovese with a portion aged in American oak. In collaboration with Santadi Co-op, the property is also owned by Agricola Punica in Sardinia. This company produces three wines according to the IGT Isola Dei Nuraghi classification. Sassicaia ("stony field") was created as an experimental wine in the 1940s by Mario Incisa della Rocchetta (Antonori's cousin), who dreamed of making a wine that could rival the great Bordeaux. After settling on his wife's estate, he experimented with several French varieties before focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon, noting the similarities between the local gravel landscape and the tombs in Bordeaux. His first wines, which were heavier than other local wines, were not successful. a warm welcome and, although production continued on a small scale, the first commercial launch of Sassicaia did not take place until 1968. The wine became an instant success and the production was quickly modernized. In the 1980s, the Marquis' cousin, Ludovico Antinori, began planting his neighboring property Ornellaia. The wine was originally released as Vino da Tavola, in part due to the lack of history of the coastal region in which it was produced, which was considered marshy. many manufacturers. But the early recognition of Sassicaia led to the introduction of the Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) classification across Italy, as authorities did not want Italy's most famous wine to be labeled Vino da Tavola. In 1994, a single DOC estate was created and the broader Bolgheri name was created as crops grew rapidly across Maremma.

Review Highlights - Sassicaia Bolgheri Tuscany 750ml

4.9 / 5
63 Total reviews
91% Would order again
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