Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri
Dark berry fruit and exotic spice scents fill the high-toned penetrating nose...smoothtannins frame the very long finish, leaving one with the impression of persistence and balance.
International Wine Cellar(1995 Vintage) If this weren't a wine with a long track record for excellence, I wouldn't even list it, let alone write a detailed tasting note. But something is amiss. I tasted this wine from three different bottles, on two different days at VinItaly at the stand of the producer Italian distributor, Meregalli. All were from the same lot . Medium ruby-garnet, not the usual violet or purple of a young Sassicaia . Richly oaky aroma, but showing very little fruit: just a hint of cassis. Medium body. Rather light, ...
International Wine Cellar(2004 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar Deep ruby. Absolutely ethereal nose offers intense yet refined aromas of ripe red cherry, smoke, leather and black truffle, with a pretty mineral element nuance and clarity. Velvety-smooth, ripe and rich on entry, then awash with mid-palate flavors of red cherry, smoky red plum, cassis, spices, bay leaf, roasted coffee bean and dark chocolate. Bright acids and silky-smooth tannins give this extraordinary wine extra lif...
Wine & Spirits(2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08
Antonio Galloni(2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 171
Wine Advocate(2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07