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Tenuta San Guido : Sassicaia 2015

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    Parker : 97 / 100
    J. Robinson : 17+ / 20
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Having followed this wine's evolution in barrel for the past few years, it is an honor to evaluate the final product. This Sassicaia has blossomed since my previous encounters with it as a young, awkward adolescent. The long-awaited 2015 Bolgheri Sassicaia represents a tremendous effort that comes together with seamless precision and focus. This is a confident and proud red wine from Tuscany. Starting with the primary material at hand, you sense the quality of fruit thanks to the wine's beautifully dark appearance and the rich texture it offers to the palate. The acidity is integrated, but more freshness still would have been welcomed in my view (and would also contribute to its longevity). The bouquet is amplified both in terms of volume and length. Its playlist includes dark berry fruit, spice, leather, licorice and roasted coffee bean. Yet, the mouthfeel is extremely graceful and silky. The wine's undisputed pedigree is showcased on the palate. It should also be noted that this edition of Sassicaia feels more ready and open to me. It will age and evolve beautifully, but the 2015 Sassicaia can also be enjoyed in the medium-term. This wine is all about the here and now.
    TuscanyBolgheri
    Alcohol
    14

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    J. Robinson
    17+

    J. Suckling
    98

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    95+

    Wine Spectator
    97

    Country
    Italy

    Wine certification
    DOC

    Area
    Tuscany

    Appellation
    Bolgheri

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Tenuta San Guido

    Parker
    97

    Allergens
    Contains sulphites

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