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Sassicaia 2004 (1 DM)

In Bond Available Duty Paid

Estimate:

800

to
- 1,000 GBP

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Sassicaia 2004 (1 DM)

Sassicaia 2004 (1 DM)

Estimate:

800

to
- 1,000 GBP

Lot sold:

992

GBP

Sassicaia 2004

Bolgheri Sassicaia, DOC

Excellent level, label slightly wrinkled, tissue wrapped, banded until inspection

This was Sebastiano Rosa's third vintage at this great family property. They say there are similarities with 2007, but the wines are very different. Scented and heathery, harmonious and full of character. The tannins seem thicker and denser than in 2007 and 2006 and it finishes a little drier in the mouth. Powerful stuff. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 93

1 d.mag - 3 litres (owc)


Provenance:

 

A WIDE-RANGING AND ECLECTIC CELLAR, SPANNING FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX, CHILEAN OFFERINGS FROM THE MAIPO VALLEY, CHAMPAGNE, ENGLISH FIZZ, LARGE FORMAT SUPER-TUSCANS, AND A SMATTERING OF SAUTERNES. MUCH OF THIS WONDERFULLY CURATED COLLECTION WAS ACQUIRED DIRECTLY FROM SOTHEBY’S AND THE REST FROM TWO HIGHLY REPUTABLE UK MERCHANTS. IT HAS BEEN HELD IN TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED STORAGE AND CAREFULLY HANDLED SINCE PURCHASE, AS REFLECTED IN THE COLLECTIONS EXCELLENT CONDITION.

 

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid

 

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