Original
142 Ratings
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri

Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(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:

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Sep-06
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/07
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/06