Auction

IGT Toscane Guidalberto Tenuta San Guido 2010

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 13.50% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

A Tuscan wine to be enjoyed young: easy-to-drink. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Italy, Tuscany
  • Appellation/Wine: IGT Toscane
  • Producer/Owner: Tenuta San Guido
  • More information....

IGT Toscane Guidalberto Tenuta San Guido serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Brie de Meaux, Pont-lévêque, Tournedos rossini.

Peak: Drink until 2020

Lot presentation
IGT Toscane Guidalberto Tenuta San Guido

Cuvée presentation

The name comes from Guidalberto della Gherardesca, an ancestor of Nicolo, from whom he stills finds inspiration. Guidalberto was a pioneer of modern agriculture in Bolgheri in the 19th century. Nicolo's ambition for this wine was to reveal the potential of Merlot on this terroir.

Information about domain Tenuta 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: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
  • Country/Region: Italy, Tuscany
  • Appellation/Wine: IGT Toscane
  • Producer/Owner: Tenuta San Guido
  • Vintage: 2010
  • Color: Red
  • Peak: Drink until 2020
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Size (in ha): 90
  • Intensity: Classic
  • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 60 % Cabernet Sauvignon 40 % Merlot

Report a problem with this lot ? Report

FREE COLLECTION FROM OUR WAREHOUSE
& SHIPPING FROM €9.90 FOR 12 BOTTLES(1)

(1)For delivery in metropolitan France. More information....

iDealwine price estimate
IGT Toscane Guidalberto Tenuta San Guido 2010

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format