Elegant and intense with a beguiling and complex perfume of cherries, raspberries and strawberries interwoven with garrigue herbs and wild heather. On the palate the tannins are firm and taut with a fresh acid lifting the concentrated raspberry puree, spice and subtle floral notes. Density and concentration combine with length, elegance and purity to produce a really stand out wine. Drink from 2024.
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