Sassicaia 2016 and all that


Tim Jackson MW is impressed by the latest release from Tenuta San Guido. 

It strikes me that real, true haute couture lifts clothing to a higher plane through finesse. Not for these garments more gold or bigger diamonds, but rather cloth that is finer, lighter and softer; invisible stitching that seems all-but seamless; suits that fit ‘just so’; dresses with an elegance of line that make the wearer look so much better than the reality. There is an illusory effortlessness that betrays the quality, rather than overt bling. 

There is a cadre of the finest wines that exhibit similar characteristics...