Trip through Sassicaia wineries

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Trip through Sassicaia wineries

Set among the beautiful hills overlooking the sea of ​​Tuscany, is one of the most renowned wine estates in the world: San Guido estate of Marchesi Incisa della Rocchetta. What makes this company so prestigious and famous?

 

Definitely one reason is the type of soil in which the vines are planted and climate to which they are exposed as extending from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the hills in the back of Castiglioncello di Bolgheri (d.396m asl). The marquis Mario Incisa della Rocchetta created the first DOC of Italy that comprised one single wine: Sassicaia (1968 for the first time placed on the market).

 

The history of this wine can be traced back to the immediate postwar when Mario Incisa, living in Bolgheri with his wife Calrice della Gherardesca, planted the first Bordeaux vine cuttings on his land. Nobody before him had ever thought of cultivating "Bordeaux"-wine on Italian soil, even less in a territory that was unknown with respect to viticulture.

 

Site:

Loc. Le Capanne, 27 - 57022 Bolgheri (LI)

www.sassicaia.com - info@sassicaia.com

 

Tasting by reservaton at the offices "Consorzio La Strada del Vino e dell'Olio Costa degli Etruschi".

Reservation office: +39 0565 749768 - turismo@lastradadelvino.com

 

 

 

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