Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2020 - Kona Wine Market
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2020
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Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2020

  • v97

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Origin Italy, Tuscany, Bolgheri Sassicaia
Brand Tenuta San Guido
Alcohol/vol 14%
The 2020 is a beautiful vintage of Sassicaia that presents itself at a young age with a marked acidity and freshness and beautiful complexity both on the nose and in the mouth. It well identifies the style of elegance typical of Sassicaia in which the structure never dominates the elegance and flavor of the wine. The bouquet is especially intriguing with a very lively plummy fruit element that is enhanced by baker's chocolate, pepper spice, iron ore, caramel, and pie crust. The tannins, although noble and silky, require a longer period of maturation in glass compared to other previous years, but already at a young age the wine presents itself with a beautiful freshness and very harmonious. Pair with rich flavors like braised meats, osso bucco and aged, hard cheeses.
Vinous
  • v97

The 2020 Sassicaia is a bold, rapturous wine. Dark, fleshy and expansive on the palate, the 2020 offers up scents of blackberry jam, gravel, spice, new leather, licorice and crème de cassis. Potent tannins are nearly buried by the sheer intensity of the fruit. Sassicaia is never a huge wine, the 2020 does seem to have an extra dimension of textural intensity. It's an intensity that is hugely appealing.

February 2023

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