Dark smoky cherry and spicy oak make for an intense nose. The palate is taut and chiselled with firmly structured tannins which are balanced by the supple black fruit, subtle meaty depths and chalky core. The finish is fresh, attractive and lingering and there is plenty more still to come. 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
Bottle 75cl £172.68