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Montessu Agricola Punica Sassicaia Italia Sardegna Red 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Dunkelviolettes Schwarzrot; aristokratisch nobel die Nase; schwarze Beeren, etwas Cassis, Edelhölzer und leichte Rauch- sowie Minztöne. Im Gaumen mit offener Frucht, typischen Cabernet Sauvignon- und Cabernet Franc-Aromen (Peperoni, Kräuter, weisser Pfeffer). Recht füllig, dicht gewobene Tannine. Beeindruckend die Eleganz in Balance mit Frucht, Säure und Holz.

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he Incisa della Rocchetta family were important a figures in the medieval and Renaissance history of Northern Italy The MARQyiSATE of incisa controlled the two banks of the river belbo. between the langhe and the plains of Alessandria, in the long line of the incisa della rocchetta family there stands out first of all Leopold, cameral magistrate to the 'Imperial Royal government of lombardy a... Read more
he Incisa della Rocchetta family were important a figures in the medieval and Renaissance history of Northern Italy The MARQyiSATE of incisa controlled the two banks of the river belbo. between the langhe and the plains of Alessandria, in the long line of the incisa della rocchetta family there stands out first of all Leopold, cameral magistrate to the 'Imperial Royal government of lombardy and veneto' up to 1840. when he left public office to ret irk to the ancestral home in rocchetta tanaro. here. in the family business. he would cultivate his passion for viticulture. leopold would publish two catalogues of the precious italian and foreign vines collected by him. books which are still today considered to be a bibliographical rarity. rich in observations and intuition that are still valid. Almost a century later his great-grandson mario incisa della rocchetta would draw inspiration from these catalogues for his grafts of bordeaux vine cuttings. first on the family lands at the occhetta and. with the success that is known worldwide. on the land of bolgheri. which became part of the family possessions in 1930 on h is marriage to h is beloved Clarice della Gherardesca. From its first commercialization 40 years ago. at the wish of mario incisa della rocchetta. on the sassicaia label there appeared a family seal dating back to Medieval times representing the ideal testimony of the continuous love of the incisas for their lands. Read less

External Reviews for Montessu Agricola Punica Sassicaia Italia Sardegna Red

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

The 2008 Sassicaia is a rich, deep wine imbued with notable class in its black cherries, plums, grilled herbs, minerals and smoke. The 2008 is a decidedly buttoned-up, firm Sassicaia that is currently holding back much of its potential, unlike the 2006 and 2007, both of which were far more obvious wines. Readers who can afford to wait will be treated to a sublime wine once this settles down in bottle. Muscular, firm tannins frame the exquisite finish in this dark, implosive Sassicaia. The 2008 Sassicaia is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. The wine spent 24 months in French oak barrels. Anticipated maturity: 2018–2038.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Recently implemented winemaker and cellar changes make this one of the best Sassicaias ever. This Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc blend delivers thick concentration and sun-kissed aromas of black fruit, prune, dried bay leaf, black olive and tobacco. The thick, fertile soils that characterize the magical strip of coastal Tuscany at Bolgheri help shape amazing richness and intensity.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
06/17/2013

Dunkel-violett-schwarze Farbe. Gezügelt die Nase, schwarze Beeren, etwas Cassis, nobles Holz und leichte Rauch- sowie Minzetöne. Am Gaumen mit primär offener Frucht, fleischigem Charakter, typischen Cabernet Sauvignon- und Cabernet Franc-Aromen (Peperoni, Kräuter, weissem Pfeffer). Recht füllig, dicht gewobene Tannine und schöner Balance (Frucht, Säure und Holz).


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

The original Bolgheri wine estate, first planted to Bordelais varieties by Marchese Mario Incisa della Rochetta in the 1940s, this vineyard produced a rich 2008 with dark, earthy power. The youthful tannins are edgy and angular, balanced between black peppercorn spice and resonant, mushroom tones. Built to cellar, this should begin to show its best around ten years from the vintage, and age well beyond that time.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Refined and elegant, this is right in step with the reserve of the vintage. Blackberry, plum, cassis and mineral flavors play out with subtle oak spice notes on the finish, where this flexes some muscle. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2014 through 2025.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
04/02/2013

Dunkelviolettes Schwarzrot; aristokratisch nobel die Nase; schwarze Beeren, etwas Cassis, Edelhölzer und leichte Rauch- sowie Minztöne. Im Gaumen mit offener Frucht, typischen Cabernet Sauvignon- und Cabernet Franc-Aromen (Peperoni, Kräuter, weisser Pfeffer). Recht füllig, dicht gewobene Tannine. Beeindruckend die Eleganz in Balance mit Frucht, Säure und Holz.



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Dunkelviolettes Schwarzrot; aristokratisch nobel die Nase; schwarze Beeren, etwas Cassis, Edelhölzer und leichte Rauch- sowie Minztöne. Im Gaumen mit offener Frucht, typischen Cabernet Sauvignon- und Cabernet Franc-Aromen (Peperoni, Kräuter, weisser Pfeffer). Recht füllig, dicht gewobene Tannine. Beeindruckend die Eleganz in Balance mit Frucht, Säure und Holz.

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