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Sassicaia 2012

Sassicaia 2012
Sassicaia 2012

Bolgheri, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy

Community Score: 4.8/5
Community Reviews: 4
Price: $189.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 13.5%

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Sassicaia

Matt Steeves rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

Iconic Super Tuscan, Sassicaia from D.O.C. Bolgheri Sassicaia, has had a cult like following since 1974 when a six year old vintage of Sassicaia beat an assortment of Bordeaux in a Decanter competition. Since then fine wine lovers around the world have made place in their cellars for this incredible Italian (Bordeaux blend) wine. The 2012 shows cedar, concentrated black berry, tea leaves, raspberry, and balsamic notes. Meaty texture with layers of dark fruit, mouth coating fine tannins, it's dry with more black tea, balsamic notes, and cedar on the palate. A very well structured and perfectly balanced Super Tuscan! Enjoy 2018-2038+. Tasted November 2015. 95+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca


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