sassicaia, tenuta san guido, bolgheri 2004

sassicaia, tenuta san guido, bolgheri 2004
WINE ENTHUSIAST
97
JAMES SUCKLING
94

Critics' Scores

  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    97
    Wine Enthusiast

    The best Sassicaia of the last 10 years, the 2004 vintage is an outstanding achievement. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc highlight the beauty of Tuscany and portray the region in terms of thick chocolate fudge, succulent cherry and currant, exotic spice and vanilla seed. Beyond those big aromas are little teasers: blue flowers, Mediterranean herbs, cola and light mineral shadings. It’s lush and full in the mouth and will hold 20 or 30 years.

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    94
    James Suckling

    A wine with beautiful aromas of currants and light chocolate with hints of sweet tobacco. It's full-bodied and very refined with integrated tannins. It still needs time to give its full potential, but it's a beautiful wine with excellent length and class. Drink or hold.

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    94
    Wine Spectator

    Shows aromas of chocolate, currant and blackberry, with a hint of Spanish cedar. Full-bodied, with firm, velvety tannins and a long finish. Racy and very well-structured. Builds on the palate.

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