2001 Sassicaia

Producer Name : Tenuta San Guido - Sassicaia

Bolgheri, Tuscany


Availability: HK

- only 2 cases left

Critic ratings: WA 87

HKD 17,400

( 6x75cl OWC )
HKD 2,900 per bottle

Compared to the 2002 vintage that seems serendipitously suspended in time, the 2001 Bolgheri Sassicaia is in a more significant downward decline. The 2002 vintage was widely-panned. Back in the day, the 2001 vintage was given a full five stars for excellence. Despite the accolades, this wine does not have much life to give. The bouquet shows aromas of cured meat, petrol, smoke, dried herb and dusty earth. The primary aromas have left the building. The mouthfeel is dry and quickly flat-lining. (Monica Larner, The Wine Adovate, 28th Apr 2017, 87 Pts)