This wine offers a compelling dichotomy between sweet ripe plum compote and a salty, spicy tang. On the palate the plum and black cherry fruit, dark chocolate, sweet smoky spice and juicy freshness are encased in a shell of ripe, elegant tannins. The finish continues to grow in complexity as the minerality emerges from the rich fruit depths and powers through. Drink from 2022.
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