Last Chance to See: 1985 Sassicaia

May 01, 2018

You'll need more than deep pockets – some global travel and a willingness to buy larger formats may be required if you wish to get your hands on one of the ultimate unicorn wines.

Sassicaia should need little introduction to many of our users. The prototype Super Tuscan red wine, made at Tenuta San Guido at Bolgheri in the coastal Maremma region, each year since 1968 the blend has been listed as an 85:15 combination of Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc. Initially made in a rustic fashion for private consumption, it gained an immediate following on general release, allowing production to be quickly modernized further.

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