2012 Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido (Bolgheri Sassicaia)

RP93GR3

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The 2012 Sassicaia ($305.48): a red wine from Bolgheri Sassicaia produced by Tenuta San Guido with a blend based on cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon of 2012 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The 2012 Sassicaia is the ideal red to combine with goosefish and lamb. According to Uvinum users, this red wine earns 4,2 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 93.

Technical sheet · Sassicaia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Sassicaia (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta San Guido
Volume: 75 cl Other volumes
Score: RP93GR3
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (85%), Cabernet Franc (15%)
Pairing: FishRiceMeatRed meatGameRisottoLambGoosefish
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Tenuta San Guido

2012 Sassicaia (Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc)

TASTING NOTES OF 2012 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia:
- View: intense and concentrated ruby ​​red.
- Nose: complex, elegant and fragrant aroma, red fruit sensations.
- Mouth: enveloping, concentrated, sweet and balanced tannins, long persistence, thick taste of great importance and a major polyphenolic structure.

APPELLATION: Bolgheri Sassicaia.

GRAPES: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc.

WINE PAIRING: pasta with meat sauce, risotto with meat sauce, grilled meat, roasted, stewed red meat, game.
Alcohol content: 14.5%

Tenuta San Guido

Tenuta San Guido is named after the Saint Guido della Gherardesca who lived during the XI century. Tenuta San Guido cultivates fruit from several plots scattered around Bolgheri extending 75 hectares. The grape variety distribution of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. The...

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Highlighted review about 2012 Sassicaia

Posted on at 04.37

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia 2012

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: DOC Bolgheri Sassicaia
IDEAL CONSUMPTION: 2018/2030
TEMPERATURE: 16/18 ° C
GRAPES: 85% cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc 15%
ALCOHOL: 13. 5%
OF TANNIC RATING: 10/10
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Posted on at 20.07

4/5

Sassicaia 2012

It would have been better with fish. I tasted it with wine enthusiasts.
It has a very nice colour. Balsamic aromas. Sweetish memories in mouth.
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Posted on at 20.05

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Marchesi Incisa Sassicaia 2012

Mixture of red and brown colour. Strong aromas of oak and cedar.An intense red.
Perfect with lamb stew.
It's always good to share wine, but this one's special.
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Posted on at 06.58

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012

Yellow colour, nothing special. Aromatic notes of bananas and lychees, sweet and fresh. A very cool and easy to drink white.
Such a good choice with dessert.
Wouldn't drink this Tenuta San Guido...
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Posted on at 08.49

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2012

This wine from Tenuta San Guido smells like red fruit compote. It has a mellow taste of chocolate pudding.
In my opinion the best one of Tenuta San Guido.
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Posted on at 11.36

4/5

Sassicaia 2012

TASTING NOTES OF 2012 Marchesi Incisa Sassicaia Tenuta S.Guido Marchesi Incisa Sassicaia:
- View: ruby ​​intense, concentrated and deep.
- Nose: complex aroma, notes of red fruit and very...
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Posted on at 18.51

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012

TASTING NOTES OF 2012 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia:
- View: dark ruby.
- Nose: sensations of blue flowers, cedar, juicy red currants, ripe raspberries, white pepper and a balsamic note.
- Mouth:...
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Posted on at 04.56

4/5

Sassicaia 2012

The Sassicaia is a DOC wine whose production is allowed in a specific area of ​​the municipality of Castagneto Carducci, produced with at least 80% of Cabernet Sauvignon. The Sassicaia is one of...
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Posted on at 05.01

4/5

Sassicaia 2012

Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Cellar Selections - 4º Place
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Posted on at 05.04

4/5

Sassicaia 2012

This is certainly the most famous area of ​​Tuscany and Italy as a whole. The reason for his fame? Its legendary wine, among the most sought after by wine lovers and collectors: THE SASSICAIA! !...
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Posted on at 04.59

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2012

The 2012 Tenuta San Guido's was a hot vintage, especially during the summer months with hot wind and little rain. Fortunately, in the winter months more than enough rain so the old stumps could get...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Sassicaia 2013

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia 2013
It is a characteristic of Sassicaia to expect great results even in these less celebrated vintages. And this tendency was even more reinforced in the last decade. Sassicaia is intense, concentrated...
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Reviews about Sassicaia 2010

Felice Giordano
Felice Giordano

5/5

excellent quality / price
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Reviews about Sassicaia 2008

Giuseppe Pisanino
Giuseppe Pisanino

3.5/5

Just drunk. Nothing to say, wine perfect with no defects.
Not worth the cost, however. Absolutely not good value for money. With that money you can buy other wines. Price is right for me 60 euro.
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Reviews about Sassicaia 2007

Aquilino Martelluzzi
Aquilino Martelluzzi

5/5

Sassicaia 2004
One of the most important vintages, from my simple point of view!
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Reviews about Sassicaia 2016

Edward Harris
Edward Harris

4/5

At sight it has an intensive cherry colour. Good oak smell.Acid, fresh, light.
I definetely wouldn't pair this wine with fish dishes.
I had it with my friends at home.
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