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TENUTA SAN GUIDO SASSICAIA

$196.99

Sassicaia means “the place of many stones,” and refers to the regions gravel soil. The original vineyards have a southwest exposure with extensive sun and maritime breezes that create robust vegetation. Grapes are handpicked, destemmed a | Pair with braised meats and hard cheeses.

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Wine Spectator 97 points – A rich, black cherry- and black currant-flavored red, accented by cedar, wild herb and spice notes, this is supple and vibrant, with a lingering aftertaste of fruit and an emerging mineral element. Firms up nicely on the finish. | GRAPE VARIETY: 85-90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10-15% Cabernet Franc
MAXIMUM YIELD: 30-32 hl/ha (134-144 cases/acre) Alcohol: 12.5% | The legacy of Sassicaia begins in 1944, when Mario Incisa acquired a number of Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc vine cuttings and planted them on a sloping hillside of the San Guido estate, called Castiglioncello after the 11th-century castle at the vineyard’ | Intense, concentrated and deep ruby-colored, this wine offers elegant, complex aromas of red fruit. In the mouth it is rich and dense, yet harmonious, with sweet, balanced tannins. The wine has a long finish with a depth and structure that ensure its extr

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