IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido 2017 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido 2017

     
  • Black fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Tenuta San Guido’s third wine is a beautiful Tuscan ruby cuvée, with mouth-watering aromas and a velvety texture. More info

Difese has a ruby-red colour and red and black berry aromas combined with light vanilla notes. The palate delivers a round suppleness, fruity and spicy aromas and a velvety substance.

IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Bavette aux échalottes, Carré d'agneau rôti, Canard aux olives.

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IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido

Cuvée presentation

Difese has a ruby-red colour and red and black berry aromas combined with light vanilla notes. The palate delivers a round suppleness, fruity and spicy aromas and a velvety substance.

Information about domainTenuta San Guido

Alongside Ornellaia, Sassicaia (“the stony place” in Italian), was one of the first “Super Tuscans”, those great wines made mostly from French grape varieties, but crafted very differently from their French counterparts. This initiative, which became widespread in the late 1960s, marked the beginning of a new generation of fine Italian wines. In truth, the real history of Sassicaia goes back even further. In the mid-1940s, Marquis Mario Incisa della Rochetta, the owner of Tenuta San Guido, decided to import French grape varieties (Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon) from cuttings taken from Château Lafite-Rothschild. They were initially destined for the owner’s exclusive consumption. Sassicaia’s wine began to be marketed for the first time in 1968 by the renowned negociant Antinori, and rapidly established a reputation as one of the best wines made from Cabernet, on a par with the finest Bordeaux. Encouraged by this past success, a number of Tuscan producers began to import all sorts of French grape varieties in large quantities. This sudden competition meant that the only differentiating features were rigour and oenological expertise. Incisa della Rochetta rose to the challenge effortlessly and now its production consistently maintains its high quality. In 1983, the Bolgheri appellation was classified DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata), adding further cachet to a famous wine, which many enthusiasts felt to be superfluous. The powerful yet incredibly delicate wine delivers mature, elegant tannins, exquisite fruitiness, and outstanding length on the palate. Even young, it is appealing. It has the advantage that it can be drunk early, but has excellent cellaring potential, which is rare for Italian wine.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
  • Country/Region: Italy - Tuscany
  • Appellation/Wine: IGT Toscane
  • Producer/Owner: Tenuta San Guido
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Color: Red
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Intensity: Classic
  • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% sangiovese
IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido
IGT Toscane Le Difese Tenuta San Guido

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