Red wine

Tenuta San Guido, Sassicaia 1998

RRP £184-208

Wonderful lift and floating fruit, the power builds and climbs upwards from start to finish, with silky tannins and a kick of salinity that comes from the limestone. It performs the neat Ausone trick of being both plush and expansive, yet with unquestionable purity and focus.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon (85%), Cabernet Franc (15%)

Alcohol

13%

Bottle size

75cl

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Sub-region

Bolgheri

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Four great Sassicaias

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Serena Sutcliffe MW

UK Stockist

Crump, Richmond & Shaw Fine Fines

Global Stockist

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