281 Ratings
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri

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(2012 Vintage) In the 1920s the Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamt of creating a ‘thoroughbred’ wine and for him, as for all the aristocracy of the time, the ideal was Bordeaux. This is how he described it in a letter to the esteemed wine critic, Luigi Veronelli dated 11 June 1974:

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    파커 100점 검붉고 진한 색이지만 아직 올빈스럽지 않은 빛깔. 향도 아직 완전히 피어오르지 않는다. 첫모금의 인상은 상당히 동글동글하지만 짱짱히 살아있는 까슬한 탄닌맛이 입안 전체에 퍼진다. 충분히 10년은 더 가도 될 것 같다. 1시간 지나니 산미가 좀 도드러지면서 은은한 베리향과 미네랄이 조화되어 휼륭한 균형감을 나타낸다. 1:30이후에는 산미가 얀간 도드라져 맛은 특유의 상큼함이 본연의 모습을 찾는것 같으나 역시 100점의 큰 의미를 찾는거는 의문

    about 4 years
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    Still extremely youthful ! Fresh, big ripe fruit, mild spices with long smooth complexity & layers. One of the best Sassicala I have tasted till date.

    almost 2 years
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1985 Vintage) Rating: 99/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/96
  • Wine Advocate
    (1985 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # E2002 on Dec-92
  • Wine Advocate
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 137 on Oct-01