2013 Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido, Tuscany, Italy

Cabernet sauvignon, Drinking 2018-2040

PRICE TYPE

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Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£137.60

Case of 6 £825.60

Tasting Notes

The 2013 vintage is an extraordinarily elegant wine with an expansive bouquet of sweet red cherries and wild berries. On the palate, bright redcurrant fruits mingle with Mediterranean spices, exotic wild herbs and a delicate balsamic note. Beautifully balanced and energetic with a fine mineral structure and magnificent length, this is a classically defined Sassicaia with considerable ageing potential. Anticipated maturity 2025 to 2040.

Reviews & Scores

Tasted from barrel, the exciting 2013 Bolgheri Sassicaia is shaping up to be an epic rendition of this celebrated wine. You get a clear sense of the quality of fruit with your first twirl of the glass. Even at this young stage, the wine shows impressive intensity and elegance. It boasts dark fruit nuances with bold cherry and blackberry that will gain focus and traction with time. Oak notes of vanilla and cinnamon are beginning to show their first signs of mellow integration. This was a cool but classic vintage that saw enhanced aromas, acidity and all the qualities that lead to healthy longevity. The 2013 vintage promises greatness
Score: 95-97 Points
Monica Larner, The Wine Advocate

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