Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri DOC Sassicaia 2017

380.00

  • Vivid Description: Wine Enthusiast’s note paints a complex and sophisticated picture.
  • Aromatic Richness: Aromas of exotic spice, plum, French oak, camphor, and blue flower promise a layered experience.
  • Flavour Complexity: Marasca cherry, blueberry, tobacco, and liquorice flavours add fruity, savoury, and herbal notes.
  • Structural Praise: Fine-grained tannins provide a supportive backbone.
  • Lingering Finish: Notes of coffee and crushed mint offer a satisfying conclusion.
  • Impressive Rating: Scored 97/100, indicating exceptional quality.
  • Drinking Window: Recommended from 2022 to 2032 for further development.

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Description

Experience the refreshing elegance of a meticulously crafted Super Tuscan wine, boasting a structured profile and unparalleled finesse.

This tasting note from Wine Enthusiast paints a vivid picture of a complex and sophisticated wine. The critic, Kerin O’Keefe, commends the wine for its remarkable elegance and freshness despite being from a hot vintage, indicating a well-handled production process.

The aromas described, including exotic spice, baked plum, French oak, camphor, and blue flower, suggest a rich and layered bouquet. The mention of Marasca cherry, spiced blueberry, tobacco, and liquorice flavours further adds to the complexity, indicating a blend of fruity, savoury, and herbal notes.

The wine’s structure is praised, with velvety, fine-grained tannins providing a supportive backbone. Additionally, the lingering finish characterized by notes of coffee and crushed mint suggests a well-rounded and satisfying conclusion to each sip.

Overall, the wine receives an impressive score of 97/100, indicating exceptional quality and enjoyment potential. With a suggested drinking window from 2022 to 2032.

James Suckling awards an impressive 96 points to this Super Tuscan, praising its exquisite balance and beauty. Sweet, ripe currants and floral notes intertwine with hints of crushed stone and dry earth, creating a complex aroma. A full-bodied palate, soft, polished tannins, and a long, creamy-textured finish. While it promises further development after 2022, its current allure is undeniably seductive.

Additional information

Type

Red Wine

Alcoholic content

14% Vol

Serving temperature

18 – 20 ℃

Country

Region

Appellation

DOC Bolgheri

Taste

Dry

Colour

Red

Allergen information

Contains Sulphites / Περιέχει Θειώδη

Producer

Tenuta San Guido

Vintage

Grapes Variety

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Format