Sassicaia 2020 DOC Bolgheri Tenuta San Guido
Designation: D.O.C. Bolgheri Sassicaia
First vintage: 1968
Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Cabernet Franc
Alcoholic degree: 14.00% Type of soil: The soils on which the vineyards are located have various and composite morphological characteristics with a strong presence of limestone areas rich in galestro and stones and partially clayey; they are located at an altitude between 100 and 300 meters above sea level, with exposure to the West / Southwest.
Cultivation system: Spur-cordon Density of planting: From 3,600 vines / ha to 5,550 vines / ha for older plants and 6,200 vines / Ha for newer plants.
Harvest: The harvest began in mid-September with the Cabernet Franc grapes, followed by the Sauvignon, completing at the end of September with the harvest of the grapes from the vineyards located on the hills. Excellent quality of the grapes that arrived in the cellar crispy, well-filled and healthy.
Winemaking: Selection of grapes through a sorting table. Gentle pressing and destemming of the grapes and subsequent fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature around 30° - 31°C (without the addition of external yeasts), with maceration of about 12-15 days for Cabernet Franc and 10-13 days for Cabernet Sauvignon. Frequent remontages of the musts and délestages.
Malolactic fermentation in steel completed in November.
Aging: At the end of the malolactic fermentation, the wine was placed in French oak barrels (one third new wood) where it spent a period of aging of 24 months before being destined for the preparatory stages of bottling and a subsequent phase of aging in glass before being released for sale.
- Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon
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