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TENUTA SAN GUIDO

Quietly, elegantly and almost involuntarily, the Incisa della Rocchetta family set to release the wine that would revolutionise the Italian wine scene creating a totally new genre: the Super-Tuscan. Tenuta San Guido is now a legendary estate and was first planted in the 1940s by the Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, who noted the similarity between Bolgheri’s terroir and that of the Graves. When, in 1968, Sassicaia was finally commercially released, it took the fine wine world by storm. Cementing its iconic status, in 1994 it was granted its own appellation – Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC.

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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...

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An impressive release that speaks volume of the pedigree of Tenuta San Guido’s wines. Guidalberto is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. A voluptuous nose charged with blackcurrant, black cherries, damson notes is rained in by mineral, almost balsamic hints of black olive, mint, tomato leaf and fresh black pepper. The exuberant nose of youth shouldn’t distract from the...

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The third wine of the estate and one that was produced since 2003, Le Difese is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and it is then aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and for a further three months in the bottle. The younger addition to the...

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2017 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

Bottle 75cl £52.68

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2013 Camartina, Querciabella

Bottle 75cl £68.68

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“A darker, more structured Barolo than his sibling, Prapo’ is an incredibly pure expression of the terroir of Serralunga. Precise notes of red and black berries, forest floor and dark spices are framed by tight woven tannins and lively freshness. An exciting release that has the potential to be enjoyed for the next 10 years.” Armit Wines

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“Taut, elegant, ethereal expression of Nebbiolo. A purebred Barolo that entices with notes of red fruits, meadow flowers and just hints of Italian leather and spices. Already approachable, Cerretta will be a sure joy to revisit in five to ten years.” Armit Wines

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2016 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £94.08

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​Le Difese is a nod towards the indigenous varieties of the region combining the appealing Mediterranean characteristics of Sangiovese with the depth of Cabernet Sauvignon to make a delicious wine that is ready to be enjoyed from release.​Armit Wines

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2016 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 75cl £15.68

2018 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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The third wine of the estate and one that was produced since 2003, Le Difese is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and it is then aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and for a further three months in the bottle. The younger addition to the...

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2015 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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Bottle 75cl £19.58

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A wine with attractive wild cherry and blackberry fruit aromas, the 2015 has supple textures and juicy ripe fruit flavours balanced by lively redcurrant characters and a hint of savoury spice on the finish. This wine will be delicious to drink from release. Drink from 2017 to 2020.Armit Wines

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2015 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 75cl £19.58

2014 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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Bottle 75cl £19.58

Case of 6 £117.48

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This is a very attractive and aromatic wine with vibrant blackberry fruit characters mingled with crushed flowers, wild herbs and a bright balsamic note. The palate is elegant and silky textured with a lovely freshness and fine length. A wine which is delicious from release, it also offers incredible value. Anticipated maturity 2016 to 2020.

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2014 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 75cl £19.58

2008 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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Bottle 75cl £24.28

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The 2008 Le Difese is particularly rich and appealing, combining the Mediterranean charactersof Sangiovese with the structure and depth of Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of blackberry, cassis,dark cherries and baked fruits are followed by sweet cherry and prune flavours, intermingled withspices and herbs. A period of twelve months in oak barrels gives complexity and length to this veryapproachable wine which is...

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2008 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 75cl £24.28

2012 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £166.08

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A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) and Merlot (40%), the aromas of the 2012 are bright and persistent and open in the glass to reveal layers of cassis and dark plum fruit characters with hints of wild herbs and spices. The palate is complex and persistent with supple red cherry fruit characters balanced by a mouth-watering freshness and a refined...

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2016 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £188.88

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Guidalberto is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot that carries the hallmark elegance and finesse that runs through Sassicaia, the sweet fruited Tuscan character of the Bolgheri area and the enticing aromas that Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are capable of creating together. Spending twenty months in one-third new oak barrels, this wine is irresistible two years from...

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2015 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Bottle 75cl £32.08

Case of 6 £192.48

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2011 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £196.08

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Guidalberto, the second wine of Sassicaia, reflects the style and elegance of the first wine without the need for extensive ageing. A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, the aromas of the 2011 are complex and persistent with layers of dark cherry fruits intermingled with herbs and spices. The palate is supple and refined with sweet, ripe dark...

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2018 Guidalberto

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An impressive release that speaks volume of the pedigree of Tenuta San Guido’s wines. Guidalberto is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. A voluptuous nose charged with blackcurrant, black cherries, damson notes is rained in by mineral, almost balsamic hints of black olive, mint, tomato leaf and fresh black pepper. The exuberant nose of youth shouldn’t distract from the...

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2010 Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido

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Single bottle£323.36

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A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc, with 24 months in French oak barrels, this is an incredibly refined and complex wine with an enveloping bouquet of sweet red cherries, dark berry fruits and wild herbs. The palate is multi-layered and intense with an abundance of wild berry and cassis fruits with darker plum and black cherry...

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2010 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido

Magnum 150cl £323.36

2012 Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £910.08

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Elegant and classy with great length, the 2012 has an expansive bouquet of crushed blackberries and dark cherries which opens to reveal complex notes of delicate spices and wild herbs which combine beautifully. Gorgeously refined and textured on the palate with lovely weight of dark berry fruits balanced by a racy mineral quality and an elegant freshness, this harmonious and...

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2012 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 75cl £151.68

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