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Tenuta San Guido 2010 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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This supremely elegant and age-worthy Sassicaia opens with an intense bouquet of black cherry, Mediterranean herbs, blue flower, cedar and leather aromas. Powerful but graceful, the palate delivers a vibrant core of black cherry accented with white pepper, mineral and balsamic notes alongside youthful but polished tannins and vibrant acidity. It’s not as exuberant…  — K.O.  (5/1/2014)
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Tenuta San Guido 2008 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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Recently implemented winemaker and cellar changes make this one of the best Sassicaias ever. This Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc blend delivers thick concentration and sun-kissed aromas of black fruit, prune, dried bay leaf, black olive and tobacco. The thick, fertile soils that characterize the magical strip of coastal Tuscany at Bol-gheri help shape amazing…  — M.L.  (2/1/2012)
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Tenuta San Guido 2004 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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The best Sassicaia of the last 10 years, the 2004 vintage is an outstanding achievement. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc highlight the beauty of Tuscany and portray the region in terms of thick chocolate fudge, succulent cherry and currant, exotic spice and vanilla seed. Beyond those big aromas are little teasers: blue flowers, Mediterranean herbs, cola and…  — M.L.  (4/1/2008)
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Tenuta San Guido 2009 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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Sassicaia has been showing amazing results in recent years, and the 2009 vintage opens with all the intensity and beauty you should expect of Italy’s flagship super Tuscan. Notes of blackberry, soft spice, chocolate, espresso and a touch of rosemary oil make for a beautiful bouquet. The mouthfeel is long, supple and rich. Drink after 2020.  — M.L.  (12/31/2012)
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Tenuta San Guido 2007 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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This iconic Italian wine from Bolgheri’s landmark Sassicaia vineyard (characterized by little rocks, or “sassi”) offers an elegant bouquet comprised in equal measure by mineral, fruit and spice nuances. The wine consists of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc and the finish is long, smooth and very fine. This is an ageworthy wine that should not be opened…  — M.L.  (12/15/2010)
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Tenuta San Guido 2006 Sassicaia Red (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

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This landmark wine (85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc) shows herbal notes of chopped mint, wild berry, licorice, bramble and forest floor. Tasted young, Sassicaia never has the same impact it will 10 or 15 years from now when all those luscious aromas become more penetrating and warm. Built to age, the wine boasts drying tannins, good acidity and firm…  — M.L.  (11/1/2009)
92
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Tenuta San Guido 2009 Guidalberto Red (Toscana)

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Pristine mineral notes of granite and crushed stone are wrapped within bold cherry and sweet spice nuances. The finish shows rich leather and tobacco.  — M.L.  (2/1/2012)
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Tenuta San Guido 2008 Guidalberto Red (Toscana)

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Guidalberto (a 60-40 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot) opens with dense, inky concentration and fresh tones of forest fruit and wild blackberry. The wine is bright and silky with a fresh cherry fade: Pair it with spezzatino di manzo (classic beef stew).  — M.L.  (12/15/2010)
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