Tenuta San Guido

Bolgheri Sassicaia Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc

9.43409 ratings
9.3579 pro ratings
Bolgheri Sassicaia, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Top Notes For
Ben Spicer

From Magnum

From Magnum

Nov 21st, 2022
David Kline

Jamaica allspice submerged in black cherry, black raisin, African violets, red roses, cooked poppyseed, grilled, wine marinated steak with rosemary garnish. The palate is silky with medium mouthfeel and stealthy tannic hooks are whisked away like burrs and prickles on a satin sock. Sweet Connecticut wrap of tobacco is assisted by a minute mocha and black peppercorn. This took a while to open, surprisingly, but well worth the wait!


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Jamaica allspice submerged in black cherry, black raisin, African violets, red roses, cooked poppyseed, grilled, wine marinated steak with rosemary garnish. The palate is silky with medium mouthfeel and stealthy tannic hooks are whisked away like burrs and prickles on a satin sock. Sweet Connecticut wrap of tobacco is assisted by a minute mocha and black peppercorn. This took a while to open, surprisingly, but well worth the wait!


#sassicaia #marchesiincisadellarochetta #bolgherisassicaia #1999 #tenutasanguido #bolgheri #vinorosso #italianwine #imbottigliatoallOrigine #italia #supertuscan

Nov 12th, 2022
Timothy Eustis

Wine Director, Red Lion Inn

9.1

2015. Big.. tannic but smooth.

2015. Big.. tannic but smooth.

Oct 13th, 2022
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.2

Approaching a quarter century. Very mature. Drink.

Approaching a quarter century. Very mature. Drink.

Sep 2nd, 2022
Steven Gullo

Opened up quickly with a decant. Dark ruby color with some orange tint. Nice aged aromas of pipe tobacco, violets, leather, black currant.

Still has plenty of structure and tannic backbone.

Opened up quickly with a decant. Dark ruby color with some orange tint. Nice aged aromas of pipe tobacco, violets, leather, black currant.

Still has plenty of structure and tannic backbone.

Aug 19th, 2022
"Odedi"

#AgedWineTuesday

Dark ruby in color with a wide red/brick rim.

Pretty nose of currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, vanilla, licorice, herbs, light vegetables, pencil lead, light vinaigrette, olives, peppercorn, leather, tobacco leaf, earth and dark coffee.

Full bodied and elegant, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with cooked black plums, ripen cherries, oak, licorice, spices, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, earth, light vanilla and black pepper.

Tangy finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Tuscany. Smooth with nice complexity and a great mouthfeel.

This 19 year old is Interesting and tasty. Not from the best vintage, but still very yummy, and at its peak right now.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 3 hours of airtime.

Thank you Judy for sharing this with me.

Robert Parker 92 points. Wine Enthusiasts 91 points.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. Aged for 24 months in oak barrels (30% new).

14% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$350.

#AgedWineTuesday

Dark ruby in color with a wide red/brick rim.

Pretty nose of currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, vanilla, licorice, herbs, light vegetables, pencil lead, light vinaigrette, olives, peppercorn, leather, tobacco leaf, earth and dark coffee.

Full bodied and elegant, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with cooked black plums, ripen cherries, oak, licorice, spices, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, earth, light vanilla and black pepper.

Tangy finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Tuscany. Smooth with nice complexity and a great mouthfeel.

This 19 year old is Interesting and tasty. Not from the best vintage, but still very yummy, and at its peak right now.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 3 hours of airtime.

Thank you Judy for sharing this with me.

Robert Parker 92 points. Wine Enthusiasts 91 points.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. Aged for 24 months in oak barrels (30% new).

14% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$350.

Jun 14th, 2022
David Kline

Fresh violets, black cherries half-cooked, near prunes, strong fresh cut hay, blackberry reduced and fortified, chopped oak, cedar, mushroom coffee. Chewy beauty spills red and black cherries across the palate. Light sarsaparilla tones enhance a complex array of thyme, oregano, herbs de Provence, espresso that turns rose tea. Rich with power and resonance that literally won’t quit!


#tentutasanguido #bolgherisassicaia #sassicaia #marchesiiacisadellarocchetta #supertuscan #tuscany #tuscanred

Fresh violets, black cherries half-cooked, near prunes, strong fresh cut hay, blackberry reduced and fortified, chopped oak, cedar, mushroom coffee. Chewy beauty spills red and black cherries across the palate. Light sarsaparilla tones enhance a complex array of thyme, oregano, herbs de Provence, espresso that turns rose tea. Rich with power and resonance that literally won’t quit!


#tentutasanguido #bolgherisassicaia #sassicaia #marchesiiacisadellarocchetta #supertuscan #tuscany #tuscanred

Feb 9th, 2022
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.4

Happy birthday, Rose! Pretty aromatics. Integrated oak. Cassis. Balance.

Happy birthday, Rose! Pretty aromatics. Integrated oak. Cassis. Balance.

Jan 13th, 2022
David Kline

Muted nose of twig and tight cherry, cranberry and allspice. Dense black, ripe and dried cherry with leather cedar and clove, a dried blackberry component, very clean tobacco note, rosemary, and thyme. Cascading layers of coffee, oak, raspberry.

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Muted nose of twig and tight cherry, cranberry and allspice. Dense black, ripe and dried cherry with leather cedar and clove, a dried blackberry component, very clean tobacco note, rosemary, and thyme. Cascading layers of coffee, oak, raspberry.

#bolgheri #sassicaia #supertuscan #rosso #italianred #italianredwine #tenutasanguido #italianwine #rossoitaliano #bigredblend #bigredwine

Dec 18th, 2021