Gorgeously fragrant, so Burgundy, so Beaune. Deeply fruited on the palate and very fine tannic texture. As precise as his pouring. Long, spicy finish. Good Value.
16.5 Points, Jancis Robinson MW
A notably ripe but agreeably fresh nose speaks of cassis, violet and plum. There is outstanding richness to the impressively concentrated and generous flavors that are shaped by a moderately firm tannic spine that belies just a hint of rusticity. Note that this mouth coating effort should drink well young. It is also very Champ Pimont in character which is to say that it's not a wine of finesse but it is notably rich and ripe.
89-91, Allen Meadows
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
Bottle 75cl £172.68