Sassicaia 2009, Doc Bolgheri Sassicaia

Red Blend Red Blend
Tuscany, Italy

$199.95 (480533)

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Critic Reviews (7)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Now increasingly accessible, the ripe and ferric Sassicaia '09 continues to roar but the gamy musk of the wild beast...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

For the 2009 vintage, the team at Sassicaia has rewarded would-be collectors with an extremely special wine....

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Tasted twice within two weeks and had very different reactions. First bottle, at the Blass Master Blend...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A bright, sophisticated Sassicaia which less flesh than usual but a beautifully stripped down, elegant aromatic and...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Strong mineral red fruit nose with cassis, black olive and savoury, cranberry, vanilla and menthol aromas. The attack...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Lots of ripe red berry driven fruit with borderline jammy raspberry and strawberry notes and a little savoury pepper...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Medium-deep garnet red, with some sediment noted. This shows age both visually and aromatically, with curious dried...

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Community Reviews (2)

allan macdonald
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vinonina
vinonina

Dark, ruby colored in the glass.

Even though this wine is still young, it’s very big, rich.

Concentrated flavors of dark fruit, leather, little bit of menthol and smoked meat.

Very complex and elegant wine, balanced tannins with long finish.

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