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J.S. rating 98 pts
Sassicaia 2013(3支)

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原價 : HK$4500
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產品 Product Name: Sassicaia 2013(3支)
產品編號 Code No.: GG-063
供應商 Supplier: Gin Gallery Ltd.
產品內容

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Sassicaia 2013

年份(Vintage) : 2013
分類(Category) : Red wine
產地(Region) : Tuscany, ITALY
酒莊(Producer) : Tenuta San Guido
葡萄品種(Grape Variety) : 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc
級別 (Classification) : DOC
容量(Volume) : 750ml
酒精濃度(Alcohol vol.) : 13.5%

產品內容
James Suckling - Sassicaia seems to be on a roll at the moment. I tasted 2013 twice and both were superb. The 2013 seems to be a remix of 2009 with wonderful structure and depth. I am impressed with the tannin structure of the 2013, which shows a firm and chewy mouth feel yet an ever-so-polished texture. This is a Sassicaia with a big future. It’s clearly better than the excellent 2012. I gave it a 98 pts.

產品特色
Fabulous structure for a Sassicaia with powerful, polished, chewy tannins and ripe, subtle fruit. Aromas of blueberry, black currant, rosemary and lavender. Full body, bright acidity and a savory finish. Juicy and lively. Better to drink this beginning in 2020 but so impressive now.

Intense, concentrated and deep ruby colored. This wine offers elegant, complex aromas of red fruit. In the mouth it is rich and dense, yet harmonious, with sweet, balanced tannins. The wine has a long finish with a depth and structure that ensure it is extraordinary longevity.

獎項 / 評分
2015 Gambero Rosso 3 glasses

2015 James Suckling 98 points

2015 Robert Parker 97 points

酒莊簡介

Guidalberto was first launched with the 2000 vintage and named after Guidalberto della Gheradesca, a pioneer of viticulture in the Bolgheri area during the early 18th century. In 2005, the blend changed. The Sangiovese was removed and a significant amount of declassified Cabernet Sauvignon usually destined for Sassicaia plus the Merlot grown on the San Guido estate became the other principal components. The wine was effectively re-launched and is now rightfully considered as the true second wine of Sassicaia.

The quality of this wine is increasing year upon year, particularly from the 2006 vintage - thanks to the wonderful growing season. The style now reflects very much the character and terroir of Sassicaia itself. With the 2007, another outstanding year, this wine is now firmly into its stride and offers fabulous quality at this price level.

The Incisa delle Rocchetta family, that today produces Sassicaia, was an important figure in the medieval and renaissance history of northern Italy. (Incise della Rocchetta family is Italy’s 貴族) They controlled the two banks of the River Belbo. However, in 1954, the fortress of Incisa was put under siege and conquered by the troops of the marquis of Monferrato.

Some family members survived and chose to live peacefully in Rocchetta, dedicating to science, law and agronomy. One family member, Leopoldo, clearly stands out. He published two catalogues of the precious Italian and foreign vines. Almost a century later, his great-grand child, Mario, was inspired by these books.

Mario dreamed of creating a ‘noble’ wine. Like most Italian aristocracy at the time, his ideal was represented by the great Bordeaux. After a number of experiments, he decided to plant Cabernet Sauvignon in the San Guido estate, as this part of land is very similar to Graves in Bordeaux.

A wine that had Cabernet Sauvignon as its primary component represented a radical shift from the traditional Tuscan and Piedmontese varietals of Sangiovese and Nebbiolo. The first Sassicaia was produced in 1948 and the 1968 vintage was the first to be offered on the open market. It was the first Italian wine to successfully establish itself abroad, and is universally recognized as the ‘Super Tuscan Pioneer’. Mario passed away in 1983, and his son Nicolo is now overseeing the estate.

The 5,000 acre Tenuta San Guido estate faces the Mediterranean Sea on Tuscany’s southwestern coast. Approximately 80% of the vineyards are located at the foot of the hills that surround the estate, some five miles from the coast, at an altitude ranging from 250 to 300 feet. The remaining 20% are two miles further inland, on hills between 500 and 600 feet above sea level.

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