Who owns Tenuta San Guido?
Nicolò Incisa della Rocchetta
Nicolò Incisa della Rocchetta, who owns Tenuta San Guido winery in Bolgheri, said this is his first step in a planned overall investment of $4 million in Sardinia. He is negotiating to buy another 175 acres, and plans to create a 250-acre estate that will produce a single red wine.
Who created Sassicaia?
Tenuta San Guido is an Italian wine producer in the DOC Bolgheri in Toscana, known as a producer of “Super Tuscan” wine. It produces Sassicaia, a Bordeaux-style red wine. The estate also produces a second wine, Guidalberto, and a third wine, Le Difese.
What grape is Sassicaia?
Sassicaia, one of the original Super Tuscan wines, is made up of Cabernet Sauvignon with a small amount of Cabernet Franc. It is known for its supple texture, elegance and perfume.
Can you visit Sassicaia?
Sassicaia is a label of an important winery named Tenuta San Guido, please notice that this cellar is not open to the public. DO NOT ask us to have a wine tour in there. What we can do is to make a reservation at their gourmet restaurant Enoteca San Guido with a special menu with a wine pairing with Sassicaia.
What is the blend of Sassicaia?
What is Sassicaia? Sassicaia is the flagship wine produced by winemaker Tenuta San Guido in the Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC in Toscana, Italy. This one-of-a-kind Super Tuscan wine is made with Cabernet Sauvignon and a small amount of Cabernet Franc grapes.
How long should you age Sassicaia?
about 10-20 years
Typically, a bottle of fine Sassicaia ages for about 10-20 years but some of the best vintages can last well over two decades. It enjoys good price appreciation and is a favorite at auctions.
Is Bolgheri worth visiting?
Bolgheri, with its old historical center, the typical houses of stone and bricks, rich food and wine shops, small restaurants and taverns, is really an enchanting village. The village itself is as precious as it is small.