Lifted sappy notes on the nose add complexity to the ripe red fruit and floral perfume. The core is taut and spicy with red and black fruit encased in velvety tannins. A fine vein of fresh acidity running through the wine enhances the black pepper aromatics. The finish is long, mineral driven and spicy. Drink from 2020.
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