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Tenuta San Guido Red Bordeaux Blend Vino da Tavola Sassicaia 1993

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GRAPE VARIETY: ±85-90% Cabernet Sauvignon, ±10-15% Cabernet Franc MAXIMUM YIELD: 30-32 hl/ha (134-144 cases/acre) ALCOHOL: ±12.5% Strong, concentrated, with sweet and balanced tannins on the palate. Very long finish with very important organoleptic and poliphenolic aspects, which will ensure to this wine an extraordinary longevity. Following a very precocious malolactic fermentation, the wine begun at the beginning of November its ageing period of 24 month in french oak barriques, one third new.

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Tenuta San Guido:
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
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External Reviews for Tenuta San Guido Red Bordeaux Blend Vino da Tavola Sassicaia

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
07/11/2007

Still wearing a perfume of fine french oak this vintage of Sassicaia has begun to emerge from it's slumber and reveals a nice core of sweet, ripe fruit with notes of green tobacco, mint, and tea adding complexity. This vintage represents a more delicate style of Sassicaia.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1993 San Guido Sassicaia 750ml



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GRAPE VARIETY: ±85-90% Cabernet Sauvignon, ±10-15% Cabernet Franc MAXIMUM YIELD: 30-32 hl/ha (134-144 cases/acre) ALCOHOL: ±12.5% Strong, concentrated, with sweet and balanced tannins on the palate. Very long finish with very important organoleptic and poliphenolic aspects, which will ensure to this wine an extraordinary longevity. Following a very precocious malolactic fermentation, the wine begun at the beginning of November its ageing period of 24 month in french oak barriques, one third new.

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