Tenuta San Guido Supertuscan Blend Toscana IGT le Difese 2007

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Dunkles Purpurrot, in der Nase fruchtbetontes Bukett nach Heidel-, Himbeeren und Schwarzkirschen, zart unterlegt mit Kokos, Vanille und feinen Rstaromen, am Gaumen viel Schmelz, dichte, maskuline Struktur, rotbeerige Frucht, würzige Nuancen, reife Tanninstruktur, langer Nachhall.

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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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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Tenuta San Guido Supertuscan Blend Toscana IGT le Difese

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Snooth User: swissomatic
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06/12/2010

Needs to cellar for a few more years when it will be perfect. Excellent value from a great Tuscan vineyard.


External Reviews for Tenuta San Guido Supertuscan Blend Toscana IGT le Difese

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/08/2010

Berry and floral aromas, with currant and cassis. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a clean, crisp finish. Racy and refined. The second wine of Sassicaia. Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. Best after 2010. 17,000 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2007 San Guido Le Difese 750ml



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Dunkles Purpurrot, in der Nase fruchtbetontes Bukett nach Heidel-, Himbeeren und Schwarzkirschen, zart unterlegt mit Kokos, Vanille und feinen Rstaromen, am Gaumen viel Schmelz, dichte, maskuline Struktur, rotbeerige Frucht, würzige Nuancen, reife Tanninstruktur, langer Nachhall.

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