Original
142 Ratings
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri

Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2011 Vintage) Wonderful aromas of freshly sliced coastal rosemary and currants follow through to a full body, with integrated tannins and a fine finish. This shows so much finesse and beauty. But there is a solid backbone of tannins and length.

Expert Reviews
  • International Wine Cellar
    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, ...