Red

2003 Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Bolgheri
  • Bolgheri Sassicaia
Drink between 2010 - 2021 (Edit)
CT92.7 142 reviews
2003
2003
2003
2003
N.V.
N.V.
Label borrowed from 2002
2002
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2002
2002
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2004
2004
Label borrowed from 2001
2001
Label borrowed from 2005
2005
Label borrowed from 2005
2005
Label borrowed from 2001
2001
Label borrowed from 2005
2005
Label borrowed from 2005
2005
Label borrowed from 2001
2001
1 of 25

Community Tasting Notes 101

  • Scooter Parsons wrote:

    January 19, 2020 - Had great dinner with Greg, Andy, Trevor and Melissa

  • dnnk88 Likes this wine: 96 points

    January 17, 2020 - MD’s Birthday Wine Dinner @ ZYX: WOTN for me

  • hprphf wrote:

    November 21, 2019 - Acker 2019/11 (Valcluse): Magnum. Very sugary, cherry red fruit, good spice. Need time. NR

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • soyhead wrote:

    September 28, 2019 - extremely smooth, everything in harmony, nice round fruit. not sure i would hold this too much longer.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • roljui Likes this wine: 92 points

    May 11, 2019 - Great bottle. Floral and green pepper notes. Really just a cut above. Loved it, feels ready to drink but no signs of age to me.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
1 - 5 of 101 More notes

Pro Reviews 7

Add a Pro Review

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews. Learn more.

Manage Subscriptions

Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
    JA Sassicaia Vertical, 10/26/2016 (link)

    (Tenuta San Guido, Sassicaia, Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    2/16/2010 (link)

    (Sassicaia Bolgheri Sassicaia Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Exploring Maremma’s 2003 and 2004 Vintages (Feb 2007) (link)

    (Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Ian D'Agata
    September/October 2006, IWC Issue #128 (link)

    (Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia) Subscribe to see review text.

The World of Fine Wine

  • Issue #30 (link)

    (Sassicaia) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    2/22/2008 (link) 95 points

    (Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia) Medium dark red color; redolent, ripe and dried cherry, black cherry and sweeet earth nose; ripe, delicious, black cherry, plum palate with complexity and integrated oak; long finish 95+ pts.

Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2007 (link) (16-16.5+) points

    (Sassicaia) Again a deeply coloured and intense looking wine here. The nose is very open and forward, showing a very brawny style of fruit, a touch feral and savage, with a little toffee left over from the oak. Even Sassicaia shows the heat of the 2003 vintage, it seems. Nevertheless it has a lovely creaminess, almost silkiness on entry, then it shows a broader, more meaty and brawny character through the midpalate, which is marked by a huge wall of tannins. It has lots of good flavour and potential, with notes of ripe raspberry, cherry and white chocolate, but surprisingly it also has some good acidity and although rich it does maintain a sense of balance. Nevertheless I worry about those tannins outlasting everything else as the wines of this vintage age. For that reason a conservative score.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2003
  • Type Red
  • Producer Tenuta San Guido
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Sassicaia
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion Bolgheri
  • Appellation Bolgheri Sassicaia
  • UPC Code 084692492008

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 25 (1%)
  • In Cellars 3,061 (69%)
  • Consumed 1,370 (31%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

now that's a nice misquamicook, Tapo restaurant, Wild Mushroom soup and Roasted Duck.

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  37 votes

More About This Wine

Report a Problem

Close
© 2003-20 CellarTracker! LLC.

Report a Problem

Close