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280 Ratings
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Bolgheri
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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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  • 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