TENUTA SAN GUIDO Sassicaia, Bolgheri 2016 Bottle/nc - NO DISCOUNT
Red Still Wine | Italy | Tuscany | Bolgheri | 75cl
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
THE WINE ADVOCATE 100 points - Drink from 2023 – 2040 - “The 2016 Sassicaia is a wine of soaring achievement. I tasted this wine several times during the course of its creation in both barrel and bottle, and the highly deserved 100-point score you see here was enthusiastically assigned at the conclusion of a mini vertical in which I tasted and compared the 2016 vintage against 2015 (which I scored 97 points). It makes perfect sense to present these two excellent vintages in back-to-back comparison fashion because they are two of the best to emerge from Bolgheri, and indeed Tenuta San Guido, in recent memory. That acidity will carry it long into the future as the wine completes its slow evolutionary course. This wine is chiselled and sharp with blackberry, ripe cherry, grilled herb and barbecue spice. The aromas flow from the glass in a continuous stream and are all marked by radiant intensity. The mouthfeel is long and powerful. The crisp linearity of the wine's tannic backbone is perfectly measured to the volume and depth of the fruit flavours.” 100/100 Monica Larner, The Wine Advocate.