91 Points Wine Enthusiast ... This opens with aromas suggesting leather, tobacco, underbrush and a balsamic note of camphor. The tightly wound palate offers dried black cherry, steeped prune, dried mint and licorice alongside grainy tannins that grip the finish.
Refined, complex, and full-bodied, Sassocheto is the winery's iconic Brunello, a wine of great character. This extraordinary vineyard yields an equally exceptional Brunello, firm-bodied and complex, yet at the same time lively and easy drinking. The bouquet is utterly seductive and the finish amazingly lengthy. This is a wine that shows great class. "Made by hand and with love.”
Pair With ... Braised meat dishes and aged cheeses, grilled, dry aged beef, osso buco or braised lamb shank.