Dark, crunchy, ripe cherries and blueberries abound here with a hint of earthy depths that are supported by ripe, velvety tannins and a juicy freshness. The wine is finely honed and supple with lovely length underpinned by a firm core of savoury mineral strength and a persistent length. 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