Tenuta San Guido

+39 056 576 2003 C.I.T.A.I. S.p.A. Loc. Le Capanne n. 27
Bolgheri, 57020
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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 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 Read more »

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  • On Saturday afternoon, Zufrieden and I went to a fellow wine aficionado's ... ... BC (100% cs), a 2010 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia, Tuscany (85% cs, 15% cf) and finally a 2012 Hendry, Napa (100% cs).Another attendee was Mike Rathjen, owner of Rathjen Cellars which is local and owns several vineyards north of Victoria (Cowichan Valley) and make... Read More

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  • Sassicaia Bolgheri Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido 2014


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  • Cabernet Sauvignon is a shape-shifter. This is true for nearly every grape, but ... by a single estate – Tenuta San Guido. The winery received its own DOC (Bolgheri-Sassicaia) for the wine, which must contain eighty percent Cab. The rest is Cab Franc. Sassicaia is loosely defined as “stony” because of the stones in the Cab vineyards. The goal w... Read More

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  • America’s first vertical tasting of the fine wines of Podere Sapaio from ... and his wife Elena at the Tenuta San Guido estate (Sassicaia). Being a wine and food junkie, I like to branch out to taste the best local ingredients and the finest wines. Bolgheri is a small, walled village between Grosseto and Livorno, north of Rome and south of Pis... Read More

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  • Sassacaia 2004


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  • Sassicaia DOC 2011


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  • Perhaps we could use a place to share recent purchases...Here are some '12 Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo, which came highly recommended from a trusted friend who just got back from a month in Italy. I'm not seeing many available in the States quite yet, but was happy to find these locally. Read More

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  • Sassicaia Sassicaia Rmp 94 2009


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  • Tenuta San Guido Supertuscan Blend Toscana IGT Guidalberto 2010


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  • . . . and, boy, are my arms tired.I don't know when I first heard the term "Super Tuscan."  I'm guessing that it was 10-12 years ago.  I really did not know what it meant--me being very focussed on my California world.I did, of course, learn that a Super Tuscan was a wine that was made from grapes that were outside the Tuscany tradition--specifi... Read More

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