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280 Ratings
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri
$74.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) GRAPE VARIETIES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Cabernet Franc FERMENTATION: A period of contact with the skins of approximately 15 days in temperature controlled steel vats with a combination of pumping over of the cap and 'delestage' AGING AND REFINEMENT The wine is aged in French oak barriques (one third new oak) for 24 months. The wine is refined for 6 months in bottles before release PRODUCTION: Approximately 180,000 bottles

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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