Guidalberto Toscana IGT 2015

Tenuta San Guido

Guidalberto Toscana IGT 2015 play

Region: Italy / Tuscany
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 40%

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.

90 Points

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2015 vintage
92 Points

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2015 vintage
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harvest note

2015 has shown to be a very good vintage. After a mild and rainy winter, the vegetative start was in the second week of April with the arrival of spring and higher temperatures. The spring rains helped a lot the vegetation and ensured the water supply for the following summer. In June and mid-July temperatures were above the seasonal average, but by the end of July the temperatures lowered, returning to the average thanks to long rainy days, which was really good for the vines. The grapes were of an excellent quality. The wonderful structure and the elegant, soft tannins are the main elements of this vintage.

tasting note

Ruby red limpid look, the aromatic range goes from red berries and spices to dark hints of tobacco and brushwood. Well-structured and with velvet tannins, this wine will evolve over the next few years.

food pairing

Pair with Bolognese and other meat sauce pastas, grilled pork and beef, and roasts.

technical data

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 40%
APPELLATION: Tuscany IGT
PH: 3.48
ACIDITY: 5.70 g/l
ABV: 13%

points of distinction

  • More accessible at an earlier stage, Guidalberto is a blend that includes 40% Merlot, to add roundness and a silky texture.
  • A second wine from the producers of Sassicaia, the famous Super Tuscan.
  • The debut vintage was 2000.
  • about the grape +
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The overwhelming success of Sassicaia, and now the introduction of two new wines, traces back to the ambition of Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta to plant Bordeaux varieties in Tuscany in the 1940s.


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