Sassicaia is one of the greatest wines of Italy. It was one of the first reds produced in Italy in the image of great Bordeaux. The first vintage was produced in 1968. Originally, Sassicaia was marked as "Vino da tavola" (table wine) usually attributed to simple wine not included in the DOC standards. Only since 1994 has it obtained the DOC designation.
Color : intense ruby red, concentrated and intense.
Nose : complex, flavours of red fruit and very elegant.
Mouth : powerful, concentrated, balanced and round tannins. Sassicaia is rich and dense but is still smooth, elegant and extraordinary lingering flavour.
Alcohol level : 14.0%
Winemaking : In stainless steel tanks for about 15 days at a controlled temperature. Aging lasts 24 months in French small oak barrels and 6 months in bottle.
Food pairing : Red meat, grilled steak, rack of lamb, game, duck, hare, wild boar medallions, stuffed quail, medium-bodied cheeses.
Aging potential : 16 Years and >
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