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Grappa di Bolgheri Sassicaia 500ml

  • Grappa
  • Italy, 500ml
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This Grappa di Bolgheri Sassicaia is a highly regarded and prestigious grappa, known for its exceptional quality and aging potential. Pale straw colour. Aroma reminiscent of a basket of roasted hazelnuts, peanuts, biscuits, coffee and dark chocolate. On the palate, entry is silky, balanced and is at the sweeter end of the grappa spectrum with buttery, mildly nutty flavours followed by a creamy, vanilla custard finish. Aftertaste is clean and dry with a faint hint of butterscotch and vanilla, this seduces with its textural qualities and beautiful poise.

  • Distillery: Poli Distillery
  • Type: Grappa
  • Vintage: NV
  • Variety: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Region: Tuscany, Italy
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Volume: 500ml
  • Other: Best enjoyed as an after-dinner delight
  • Goes with: Neat; fresh & dried fruit; chocolates; espresso

A grappa that embodies the spirit of a great wine: this is the Grappa di Sassicaia, daughter of the prestigious collaboration between Jacopo Poli and Marquis Nicolò Incisa della Rocchetta. The Sassicaia wine, produced by the Incisa della Rocchetta family in Bolgheri (Tuscany), is considered one of the best wines in the world.

The grape-marc leaves the cypress avenue that runs along Tenuta San Guido in Bolgheri and arrives at the Poli family distillery for distillation. The grappa is then stored in the underground cellars of the Poli distillery. The result is a structured, complex, silky and luxurious grappa.

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The history of the Poli distilleries began in 1898 in a tavern in Schiavon in the Province of Vicenza by GioBatta, the great grandfather of the current owners, who distilled the pomace harvested in the farms of the Veneto foothills with his cart-drawn still. grappa. Today the company is in its fourth generation and has evolved over the years by integrating care and respect for tradition with research and innovation that have brought the art of distillation to the present day. From the mobile alembic, we moved on to various expansions of well-sized grandfather Giovanni's plants, until the last one installed by Jacopo Poli in 1983, which counts 12 copper boilers heated with flowing steam, according to a traditional and discontinuous method, ideal for the processing of red marcs. If we add to this the projects developed with the Agrario San Michele all'Adige Institute and the University of Trento in 2003 to produce an innovative vacuum bain-marie still, we have a measure of the bond and value that this family has created in the area, nurturing and developing ancient traditions to this day.

Grappa di Sassicaia Poli is obtained from the pomace of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes previously selected for Sassicaia wine, distilled according to artisanal processes in small batches, using the copper still with discontinuous cycle steam boilers. Grappa ages in 225 litre oak barrels used to refine Sassicaia, from which it inherits that aristocratic aroma that makes it unique.

  • 95/100 Points - Natalie Maclean
  • 91/100 Points - Nick's Wines



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