with Brunello di Montalcino 2011 Castiglion del Bosco, Gelesio
Gaetani d' Aragona with Sassicaia 2006 Tenuta San Guido, and
Salvotore Ferragamo with Alessandro del Borro 2012 Il Borro,
three of the seven wines at the tasting in Palazzo Gondi for
Cartier's global launch of the Drive de Cartier watch during the
course of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence; it is a steel watch
with self-winding mechanical movement, in this picture matched
to perfection with vintage cuff-links in three types of gold,
also from Cartier.
For the world preview
presentation of the Drive de Cartier watch, the Maison organized
Talk sur la tomate in Florence and a superb tasting of great
The Sassicaia 2006 is
in great form, at 10 years since the harvest, it is beginning to
show unmistakable signs of its superior calibre.
Cassis and garrigue merge and soar in unison, sea and
Mediterranean scrub, undergrowth, and dark berries. Again and
again, Maremma in a glass and a sublime expression of elegance.