Since Michele started his domain nearby Castagneto Carducci in 1983, he has been recognised as one of the leading producers from Bolgheri. Marrying the experience of his own vineyard with consulting positions in the area, for example, at Ornellaia amongst others, he became one of the founders of the Bolgheri DOC. With plantings of Sangiovese, Syrah and Teroldego alongside the more classic Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, he gained the reputation of being an original wine producer, almost an explorer. Very few producers can be considered at the same time father founders and innovators and we are extremely lucky to work with one of them.
Hailed a curvy, racy beauty from Antonio Galloni and a fascinating wine from Monica Larner, Sassicaia 2017 is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Sassicaia 2017 is a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. In her preview assessment of the wine, Larner describes incredibly well the tension existing from vintner and vintage and how, like...more