Spectrum Fine Wine Auctions Home

The January 2021 Auction: Part 3

Auction # 641 | View Auction Schedule and Details
Back to auction lot listing Back to Auction Lot Listing
Auction Ends: 1/14/2021 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #529. Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 1990

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 94 RP.
"The 1990 Sassicaia appears to be the finest wine made at this estate since the nearly perfect 1985. It boasts a saturated purple, almost bluish color, and a sensational yet unevolved and youthful aromatic profile of sweet, nearly over-ripe blackcurrants, cedar, tobacco, and toasty new oak. Full-bodied, with staggering concentration and extract levels, this tannic, super-pure, well-defined Cabernet possesses low enough acidity and sweet enough tannin to make it accessible to those readers unable to defer their gratification, but do not expect this wine to attain its plateau of maturity before the end of the century. It will last . . ." Wine Advocate #95, Oct 1994
Provenance: The Multitude Cellar
Notes: Very top shoulder, nicked capsule, lightly torn, lightly damp stained label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $550

Image Gallery



- Indicates you are the winning bidder for a specific lot.
- Indicates you are the highest bidder for a specific lot.
- Indicates you have been outbid on a specific lot.
*Price includes BP if auction is closed
^Reserve not met