Pure succulent black cherries and violets on the nose lead to a delicious palate with dense cherry, blackcurrant and subtle clove spice supported by fine, taut tannins and fresh juicy acidity. A cool vein of minerality adds poise, finesse and drive to the long finish. 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