The wine is characterized by an intense
violet color, the nose is very long and persistent. The palate
shows already great balance and a long finish.
The wine is round and soft.
Wine Advocate 93 points - A lean, athletic style, offering black cherry, plum and spice flavors. Firm yet balanced, with accents of earth and tobacco on the long finish. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2020. 20,000 cases made.
Guidalberto is a second wine from the producers of the legendary Sassicaia. Grapes are harvested and transported to an independent cellar. Fermentation takes place separately for each variety in temperature-controlled steel vats before undergoing maceration. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels and refined in bottle before release.
|Pair with meat sauce pastas and roasted meats.
|Hailed as the standard-bearer of Italian enology, the historic Tenuta San Guido estate is known for crafting Sassicaia, the world’s first Super Tuscan and an important contribution to Italy’s evolving reputation as a fine-wine producing nation in the mid-20th century. From the ambition of Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta to plant Bordeaux varieties in Tuscany in the 1940s to the arrival of acclaimed consulting oenologist Giacomo Tachis to the introduction of two additional wines to the brand, Tenuta San Guido has vaulted from success to success.