Sassicaia means “the place of many stones,” and refers to the region’s gravel soil. The original vineyards have a southwest exposure with extensive sun and maritime breezes that create robust vegetation.
Vineyards: Located in the Bolgheri region of Tuscany.
The grapes were handpicked, de-stemmed and crushed before fermenting with natural yeasts for 15 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine was aged in French oak barriques for 24 months, then refined for 6 months in bottle before release.
Varietal Composition: Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Cabernet Franc 15%