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FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 79 ITAlY: TUSCANY W hen the first vineyards were planted at Tenuta San Guido, the goal was to make a wine for hobby, consumption and sharing with friends. It was made out of a love for Bordeaux varieties, and the belief, by original owner Mario Incisa della Rocchetta that the gravelly soils and maritime climate of coastal Bolgheri would lend well to creating a wine he could be proud of. The early work of Sassicaia wasn't met with the acclaim he had hoped. Instead, it took twenty years, as early vintages matured in their cellar and began to show the eminence which Sassicaia was capable of. 1968 marked the first commercial release, which sparked the beginning of the Super Tuscan movement. Today, Tenuta San Guido is an icon of Tuscan wine, renowned, not just as an enduring pioneer, but also as the pinnacle by which all others are judged. ✦ Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012 we 99 » $175 Also available in magnum Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2012 we 99 » $485 "One of Italy's most iconic bottlings, the 2012 Sassicaia is drop- dead gorgeous...Structured, radiant and loaded with finesse, it delivers everything you'd expect from a world-class wine and more." (750ml 1559252 / 1.5L 2559252) Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2011 wS 95 » $425 (1.5l) "Ripe black cherry and blackberry flavors pick up accents of rosemary...Concentrated and intense, fresh and focused..." (2559234) sassicaia is More Than jusT a Wine. iT is an ideal.

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