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Tenuta San Guido takes its name from San Guido Gherardesca lived in the thirteenth century. It is located on the Etruscan coast between Livorno and Grosseto, in Maremma made famous by the poems of Carducci.
In the twenties, a student in Pisa, Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamed of creating a classy wine. His ideal, as the aristocracy of the time, it was the Bordeaux.
So he describes in a letter to the Veronelli 11/06/1974.
No one had ever thought of doing a wine "Bordeaux" in Maremma, an unknown area from the point of view of wine.
The decision to plant this variety in the Tenuta San Guido was in part due to the similarity that he had noticed between this area of ​​Tuscany and Graves, Bordeaux. Graves means gravel paths, rocky terrain that distinguishes the area, just like Sassicaia, Tuscany, call an area with the same characteristics.
From 1948 to 1967, Sassicaia was strictly private domain, and was drunk only at the estate. Every year, a few cases were laid down in the cellars of Castiglioncello.
The Marquis soon realized that, the wine improved considerably. As often happens with wines of great stature, those who were previously considered as defects, over time turned into virtues.
Now friends and relatives Mario Engraved urged to deepen his experiments and refine his style of winemaking revolutionary for that area.
The year 1968 was the first to be put on the market, with a reception worthy of a Premier Cru Bordeaux.
In the following years the winery was moved to a temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks replaced the wooden vats for fermentation, and French oak barrels for aging were introduced.
Tenuta San Guido takes its name from San Guido Gherardesca lived in the thirteenth century. It is located on the Etruscan coast between Livorno and Grosseto, in Maremma made famous by the poems of Carducci and stretches for 13 kilometers from the sea from behind the hills. It contains three internal excellence:
Are the cardinal points of the estate and will also mark the geographical territory: the Oasis towards the sea, the training center in the plains and vineyards that reach nearly 400 meters from the scrub hills.
An ideal situation because with 2,500 acres available it was possible to find the most suitable for the 75 hectares Sassicaia. Exceptional enough to deserve all their DOC (Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC), which is the only one in Italy to be entirely included in a property.

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