A delightful nose of red berries, wild strawberries and black cherries lead to a crunchy palate of blackcurrants, fresh fig and wild strawberries spiced up with black pepper. There is huge depth and power to the fruit which is beautifully encased in a fine, sinewy tannic structure. The bold fruit is underpinned by a complex savoury minerality and a pure seam of fresh acidity. This is long and eminently impressive. Drink from 2021.
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