Tenuta San Guido, Sassicaia, 1999

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy

Tenuta San Guido, Sassicaia, 1999

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy



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Grape Varietes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Wine Style: Sophisticated Spicy Reds Winemaker: Giacomo Tachis Optimum Drinking: 2018-2020 Reviewer Rating: 93 Reviewer: Wine Spectator Code: 100182
Estate Notes

Sassicaia 1999 is drinking beautifully now.

Tenuta San Guido, situated on the western coast near Bolgheri, was brought under the holdings of Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta in 1940. The Marchese took the pioneering move of introducing non-native varieties into the Sangiovese-dominated vineyards, such as Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc from vine cuttings taken from Bordeaux, and in doing so shaped a whole new generation of wines known as the Super-Tuscans – and thus revolutionising Italy’s image in the wine world.

Sassicaia has become synonymous with a standard of production that is without compromise, respected the world over.

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"Full-bodied, with extremely well-polished tannins and a long, long finish. A tight and racy young wine that needs time to come into its own. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese." Wine Spectator