Cabernet Sauvignon tasting with Brian Croser and Santa Rita Estates
Sassicaia 2009 Bolgheri Italy
Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Cabernet Franc 15%.
Deep young red, some maturity on rim, good rather briary autumnal berry fruits bouquet, ripe and surprisingly open on the palate, but slightly rough tannins are there at the end, good clear wine, good vineyard fruit.
Score: 16.5pts/20 (88/100pts) (Still hard, needs time.)
Tasted by Steven Spurrier