Wines for the March 11th Zoom Tasting

Wines for the March 11th Zoom Tasting

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This promises to be one of the most exciting tastings we have hosted.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoin us here: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/zoom.us\/j\/95542773828?pwd=VnZPRHRlOWZSWUpCb2FmUEhMa3JlZz09\"\u003ehttps:\/\/zoom.us\/j\/95542773828?pwd=VnZPRHRlOWZSWUpCb2FmUEhMa3JlZz09 \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThursday's tasting will include, in this order:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2018 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto, $49.99 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe 2018 Guidalberto is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon supplemented with 40% Merlot, showing a smooth and silky delivery of aromas with black fruit and sour cherry backed by spice, pressed flower and tilled earth. These are fragrant and delicate results fitted to a medium-weight finish that is driven by freshness and elegant tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Guidalberto here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidoguidalbertotoscana\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidoguidalbertotoscana \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2017 Sassicaia, $254.99 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis Sassicaia represents 83% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Cabernet Franc with most of the fruit coming from the Tenuta's historic vineyards Castiglioncello, Quercione, and Doccino. These plots are all located on the back hill of Bolgheri at slightly higher elevations where they enjoy cooler nighttime temperatures. Old vines also have a deeper root system that is key to braving dry and hot summers. The wine's aromatic profile offers more variety-driven highlights of wild berry, forest floor, and bramble than expected. The 2017 Sassicaia was expertly built to withstand a long aging future. This fascinating wine magically captures the hallmarks of cool-temperature winemaking in one of the hottest vintages in recent years. It is a tour de force by one of the most accomplished winemaking teams in the world.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Sassicaia here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiabolgheri2016\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiabolgheri2016 \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2014 Grappa di Sassicaia, $82.99 per 375 ml \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSingle vintage Grappa from marc with an intense and aristocratic aroma distilled in small batches by means of steam, finished in the oak barrels in which the Sassicaia wine was previously refined.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Grappa here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiagrappadibolgherisassicaia375ml\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiagrappadibolgherisassicaia375ml \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can see our schedule of upcoming tastings here: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/collections\/upcoming-tastings\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/collections\/upcoming-tastings \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you'd like to schedule a private tasting for a group of friends or business associates, email Hoyt at \u003ca href=\"mailto:hoyt@sunfishcellars.com\"\u003ehoyt@sunfishcellars.com\u003c\/a\u003e and he will help you plan something very special!\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2021-03-04T14:48:44-06:00","created_at":"2021-03-04T14:48:44-06:00","vendor":"Sunfish Cellars Wine \u0026 Spirits","type":"Tasting","tags":[],"price":38797,"price_min":38797,"price_max":38797,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":39258375454763,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"11515","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Wines for the March 11th Zoom Tasting","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":38797,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":null,"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2321\/6841\/products\/fb-post-mar11.jpg?v=1614890951"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2321\/6841\/products\/fb-post-mar11.jpg?v=1614890951","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":20232400535595,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.911,"height":628,"width":1200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2321\/6841\/products\/fb-post-mar11.jpg?v=1614890951"},"aspect_ratio":1.911,"height":628,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2321\/6841\/products\/fb-post-mar11.jpg?v=1614890951","width":1200}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003ch5\u003eDescription\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe hope you will join us at 6:30 on Thursday, March 11th, for a tasting of the wines of Tenuta San Guido, including the legendary Super-Tuscan red: Sassicaia! It is impossible to overstate the importance of Tenuta San Guido and Sassicaia in the history of Tuscan winemaking. As Angelo Gaja did in Piedmont, Mario Incisa della Rocchetta made the decision that he would make wines in Bolgheri that were the equal of any red wines in the world. His radical decision to plant Cabernet Sauvignon created the idea of \"Super Tuscan\" wines and his 1985 bottling is regarded as a benchmark for Italian red wines. He publicly challenged other Tuscan winemakers to follow his lead and make world-class wines or be left behind. This promises to be one of the most exciting tastings we have hosted.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoin us here: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/zoom.us\/j\/95542773828?pwd=VnZPRHRlOWZSWUpCb2FmUEhMa3JlZz09\"\u003ehttps:\/\/zoom.us\/j\/95542773828?pwd=VnZPRHRlOWZSWUpCb2FmUEhMa3JlZz09 \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThursday's tasting will include, in this order:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2018 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto, $49.99 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe 2018 Guidalberto is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon supplemented with 40% Merlot, showing a smooth and silky delivery of aromas with black fruit and sour cherry backed by spice, pressed flower and tilled earth. These are fragrant and delicate results fitted to a medium-weight finish that is driven by freshness and elegant tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Guidalberto here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidoguidalbertotoscana\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidoguidalbertotoscana \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2017 Sassicaia, $254.99 \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis Sassicaia represents 83% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Cabernet Franc with most of the fruit coming from the Tenuta's historic vineyards Castiglioncello, Quercione, and Doccino. These plots are all located on the back hill of Bolgheri at slightly higher elevations where they enjoy cooler nighttime temperatures. Old vines also have a deeper root system that is key to braving dry and hot summers. The wine's aromatic profile offers more variety-driven highlights of wild berry, forest floor, and bramble than expected. The 2017 Sassicaia was expertly built to withstand a long aging future. This fascinating wine magically captures the hallmarks of cool-temperature winemaking in one of the hottest vintages in recent years. It is a tour de force by one of the most accomplished winemaking teams in the world.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Sassicaia here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiabolgheri2016\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiabolgheri2016 \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e2014 Grappa di Sassicaia, $82.99 per 375 ml \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSingle vintage Grappa from marc with an intense and aristocratic aroma distilled in small batches by means of steam, finished in the oak barrels in which the Sassicaia wine was previously refined.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurchase the Grappa here:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiagrappadibolgherisassicaia375ml\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/products\/tenutasanguidosassicaiagrappadibolgherisassicaia375ml \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can see our schedule of upcoming tastings here: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/collections\/upcoming-tastings\"\u003ehttps:\/\/sunfishcellars.com\/collections\/upcoming-tastings \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you'd like to schedule a private tasting for a group of friends or business associates, email Hoyt at \u003ca href=\"mailto:hoyt@sunfishcellars.com\"\u003ehoyt@sunfishcellars.com\u003c\/a\u003e and he will help you plan something very special!\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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We hope you will join us at 6:30 on Thursday, March 11th, for a tasting of the wines of Tenuta San Guido, including the legendary Super-Tuscan red: Sassicaia! It is impossible to overstate the importance of Tenuta San Guido and Sassicaia in the history of Tuscan winemaking. As Angelo Gaja did in Piedmont, Mario Incisa della Rocchetta made the decision that he would make wines in Bolgheri that were the equal of any red wines in the world. His radical decision to plant Cabernet Sauvignon created the idea of "Super Tuscan" wines and his 1985 bottling is regarded as a benchmark for Italian red wines. He publicly challenged other Tuscan winemakers to follow his lead and make world-class wines or be left behind. This promises to be one of the most exciting tastings we have hosted.

Join us here: https://zoom.us/j/95542773828?pwd=VnZPRHRlOWZSWUpCb2FmUEhMa3JlZz09

Thursday's tasting will include, in this order:

2018 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto, $49.99

The 2018 Guidalberto is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon supplemented with 40% Merlot, showing a smooth and silky delivery of aromas with black fruit and sour cherry backed by spice, pressed flower and tilled earth. These are fragrant and delicate results fitted to a medium-weight finish that is driven by freshness and elegant tannins.

Purchase the Guidalberto here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/tenutasanguidoguidalbertotoscana

2017 Sassicaia, $254.99

This Sassicaia represents 83% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Cabernet Franc with most of the fruit coming from the Tenuta's historic vineyards Castiglioncello, Quercione, and Doccino. These plots are all located on the back hill of Bolgheri at slightly higher elevations where they enjoy cooler nighttime temperatures. Old vines also have a deeper root system that is key to braving dry and hot summers. The wine's aromatic profile offers more variety-driven highlights of wild berry, forest floor, and bramble than expected. The 2017 Sassicaia was expertly built to withstand a long aging future. This fascinating wine magically captures the hallmarks of cool-temperature winemaking in one of the hottest vintages in recent years. It is a tour de force by one of the most accomplished winemaking teams in the world.

Purchase the Sassicaia here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/tenutasanguidosassicaiabolgheri2016

2014 Grappa di Sassicaia, $82.99 per 375 ml

Single vintage Grappa from marc with an intense and aristocratic aroma distilled in small batches by means of steam, finished in the oak barrels in which the Sassicaia wine was previously refined.

Purchase the Grappa here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/tenutasanguidosassicaiagrappadibolgherisassicaia375ml

You can see our schedule of upcoming tastings here: https://sunfishcellars.com/collections/upcoming-tastings

If you'd like to schedule a private tasting for a group of friends or business associates, email Hoyt at hoyt@sunfishcellars.com and he will help you plan something very special!