Drank in 2010 - Huge disappointment. Decanted. Colour turning - nose short - acid high, no length in taste, not a 250 euro bottle. I have never found their other wines lacking. Maybe it's me but I could drink Le Difese till the cows come home and maybe I will But Sassicaia .....
Two and a half glasses
External Reviews for Tenuta San Guido Red Bordeaux Blend Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia
Sassicaia was the first Italian wine to successfully establish itself abroad, and is almost universally recognized as the father of the new Italian wine family or simply the Super Tuscan Pioneer. Sassicaia is a unique interpretation of the Cabernet
Complex aromas of minerals, berries, tobacco and shells. Full-bodied, with well-integrated tannins and a succulent, refined aftertaste. A pretty Sass. Best after 2004. 13,000 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1999 San Guido Sassicaia 3000ml
Saturated dark ruby. Sultry aroma of crushed blackberry complicated by a whiff of cinnamon. Layers of earthy, mouthfilling blackberry flavor are supported by gauzy tannins and a welcome core of acidity, followed by white pepper and graphite on the pl... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1999 San Guido Sassicaia 750ml
Tasting Notes:It?s hard not to wonder what exactly is going on at this famous estate of the Tuscan coast, the producer of Italy?s first international level Cabernet, and the 2000 Sassicaia is not going to resolve the perplexities. A reasonably fresh
Here's the original, trail-blazing Super-Tuscan, hailing from a very successful vintage. The only single estate Italian wine to be honored with its own DOC, this Bordeaux blend will show nicely on your table tonight after some time in the decanter. For best results, however, treat this bottle to another decade in the cellar.
By Ian DAgata Stephen Tanzers International Wine Cellar, Jan 11 (85% cabernet sauvignon and 15% cabernet franc): Very deep ruby to the rim. Musky aromas of dark plum, blackcurrant and tobacco leaf. Then juicy, intense and sharply delineated, w... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1999 San Guido Sassicaia 3000ml