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Tenuta San Guido Le Difese 2018

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $40.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Winery Notes: “The 2018 Tenuta San Guido Le Difese Toscana is distinguished by a good structure and is extremely supple, making it very pleasant and easy to drink.”

“Just bottled, the 2018 Le Difese is very pretty, and also the most refined vintage I can remember tasting here. Fresh and light on its feet, the 2018 is truly delicious. It is also the first vintage of this wine that really is in line with the house style. Having the ability to make this wine in the Bolgheri property rather than at a remote facility represents a major step up for San Guido.” - Antonio Galloni, Vinous

“Aromas of star anise, dark-skinned berry, wild herb and toasted oak form the nose. A blend of 70% Cabernet and 30% Sangiovese, the wine’s bright, linear palate offers red currant, prune and a hint of licorice before a coffee-bean finish. Racy acidity and taut close-grained tannins provide the framework and tension.” - Wine Enthusiast
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Kevin Bacons

Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Winery Notes: “The 2018 Tenuta San Guido Le Difese Toscana is distinguished by a good structure and is extremely supple, making it very pleasant and easy to drink.”

“Just bottled, the 2018 Le Difese is very pretty, and also the most refined vintage I can remember tasting here. Fresh and light on its feet, the 2018 is truly delicious. It is also the first vintage of this wine that really is in line with the house style. Having the ability to make this wine in the Bolgheri property rather than at a remote facility represents a major step up for San Guido.” - Antonio Galloni, Vinous

“Aromas of star anise, dark-skinned berry, wild herb and toasted oak form the nose. A blend of 70% Cabernet and 30% Sangiovese, the wine’s bright, linear palate offers red currant, prune and a hint of licorice before a coffee-bean finish. Racy acidity and taut close-grained tannins provide the framework and tension.” - Wine Enthusiast



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Tenuta San Guido

Vineyard Designate

AVA Tuscany

Region Italy