This wine is showing exceptionally well in this classic vintage. The 2016 Guidalberto (Cabernet Sauvignon and a smaller percentage of Merlot) opens to a full and generous bouquet and a beautifully rich and velvety appearance. This edition of Tenuta San Guido's mid-level wine offers a bigger aromatic profile, more texture and more volume as well. Dark cherry and blackberry segue to spice, tar, leather and sweet fruit at the end. The mouthfeel is elegantly shaped, silky and nuanced. This may well be the best vintage of Guidalberto I have yet to taste—and you can get this wine at a great price too.
James Suckling 95
This is extremely perfumed with aromas of lavender, cinnamon, blackberries, bark and blackcurrants. Full-bodied, extremely refined and polished. Gorgeous fruit and balance. Best ever bottling of this pretty wine from the producers of Sassicaia?
Wine Enthusiast 93
This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot opens with aromas of black currant, star anise and a whiff of incense. It's savory and elegant, doling out flavors of dried black cherry, raspberry jam, white pepper and licorice. Fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity provide balanced support. Enjoy through 2027.
【本週推介 - 意大利酒王副牌👑】
Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto又名「西施小教堂」是意大利酒王西施佳雅 Sassicaia 的副牌。其屬於"Super Tuscan"的派別(新派意大利酒)，不屬於意大利的DOCG分級制度。因為它採用了法國葡萄品種Cabernet Sauvignon，Merlot及意大利本土葡萄Sangiovese混合釀造。加上在橡木桶內陳年至少15個月，酒身呈現出紅寶石色，帶木桶和成熟的果香。入口有黑莓果味，細嘗後散發煙草的甘香，香草和咖啡味道濃郁。口感優雅細嫩，是一款不需陳年就可飲用的優質意大利名酒，而且能同時品嚐到其正牌Sassicaia的一些影子，所以其性價比非常高。🍷