Arguably the world's first SuperTuscan, this Cabernet-driven red wine is 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 its extraordinary longevity. . This will cellar for 30 years if you can wait that long.
Serve with grilled red meats, after a very long decanting.
The grapes were handpicked, destemmed and crushed before fermenting with natural yeasts for 15 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine was aged in French oak barriques (40% new) for 24 months, then refined for 6 months in bottle before release.
Sassicaia means ���the place of many stones,� and refers to the region�۪s gravel soil.