Vega Sicilia Único 2006

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)


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Vega Sicilia produces this Vega Sicilia Único 2006 (£252.13), a red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero that contains cabernet sauvignon and tinto fino of 2006 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Vega Sicilia Único 2006 is the ideal red to combine with foie and lamb. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and has also robert parker: 98 and peñín: 95.
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Good things come to those who wait. But the wait is worth it. The 2006 vintage of Vega Sicilia Único - which promises to be one of the most memorable of the 2000s- has finally reached the market after twelve years of waiting (two years longer than usual) and after the 2007 (which went on the market in 2015) and 2008 (in 2016) vintages had been sold.

The longer time in casks allowed Vega Sicilia Único 2006 to atain the levels of complexity characteristic of a wine that has spent so much time resting, making it a vintage that can be drunk immediately. In this wine, you will appreciate a beautiful aromatic complexity, texture and elegance. although it will also evolve in the bottle, as is to be expected with a great wine like this.

Wide, deep, of unprecedented elegance: 2006 is a great vintage via which to discover one of the most important wines of Spain and one of the global standards of Ribera del Duero, without which the D.O could not be properly understood.

Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Único

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP98DAW95GP95
Grapes: Tinto Fino (94%), Cabernet Sauvignon (6%)
Pairing: StartersMeatBoarPâté or foie grasRoastBraised BeefRed meatBarbecueLambFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 17-18ºC
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Description · Vega Sicilia

Vega Sicilia Único 2006 (Tinto Fino and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING of Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 :

  • View: deep red
  • Nose: floral aromas with notes of black berries, spices, cedar and mint. You can also enjoy touches of bark and tea.
  • Mouth: a good structure both dense and complex. The final lasts several minutes.

DESIGNATION: Ribera del Duero

VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tinto Fino,

AGING: a minimum of 10 years in French and American oak barrels as well as an extra two years aging in the bottle.

PREPARATION: 40 hectares are used to produce this wine.

ACCOMPANYING: rich and intense dishes characteristic of French cuisine.



Vega Sicilia

Vega Sicilia winery is probably the most recognized Spanish wine-growing estate on international level. It was founded by Eloy Lecanda in 1864. During its nearly 150 years of history, the owners of the winery changed but the wines always have kept their personality: concentrated, genres and very...

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Posted on at 12.30


Vega Sicilia Único 2006

Opulent, aromatic dense and concentrated palate shows the how absolutely right it was to rigorously reduce the income in 2003 - the result is great, powerful, layered with clearly structured tannins, terrific length and enormous potential.
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This harmonious red is balanced and deep, offering ripe plum and currant flavors, with black pepper, tobacco, licorice and mineral accents. Delivers plenty of structure, with well-integrated...
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Posted on at 15.29


TASTING NOTES OF Vega Sicilia Único 2006:
- View: Deep ruby.
- Nose: fresh notes on the nose, framed in the classic bouquet of this wine.
- Mouth: a fine attack, firm mouth pass without fanfare and...
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Posted on at 08.08


High class

Posted on at 04.01


2006 Vega Sicilia Único: Layer medium-high ruby ​​with mahogany trim. Exuberant nose of red fruit wild bilberry and blackcurrant type; tightly integrated wood notes. Unique high roundness. In...
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Posted on at 04.45


This harmonious red is balanced and deep, offering ripe plum and currant flavors, with black pepper, tobacco, licorice and mineral accents. Delivers plenty of structure, with well-integrated...
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Posted on at 03.55


Wine Vega Sicilia - Unico 2006L'un of the most famous wines of Spain, Vega Sicilia Unico to have contributed significantly to the reputation of the designation of origin Ribera del Duero DOC. The...
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Posted on at 17.22


- Vega Sicilia Unico Vega Sicilia Unico is the flagship wine of Bodegas Vega Sicilia the inscribed in the Designation of Origin Ribera del Duero.
- A wine made principally with the grape variety...
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Posted on at 04.05


The 2006 was released later than the 2007 and 2008 because it was found at Vega Sicilia wine that still needed some more time in the bottle. The releases of Vega Sicilia are still in this order:...
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Posted on at 03.52


Vega Sicilia Único 2006 is a wine that are assembled perfectly the qualities of tempranillo and cabernet sauvignon in different proportions. The various elements involved in its preparation are...
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Posted on at 17.14


Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon - Tempranillo

Alcohol: 14, 0
State: Spain
Contents: 0, 75 l
The property was once known as "Pagos de la Vega de Santa Cecilia", then become Vega Sicilia. It is located...
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 2004



A very large in Spain. Magnificent !
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 2000

Guía Peñín
Guía Peñín


Peñín Guide 2011 rating
- Tasting notes: Colour: deep cherry. Nose: spicy, old leather, complex,
ripe fruit, waxy notes. Palate: fleshy, complex, good structure,
fruity, powerful, flavourful
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 1999

Guía Peñín
Guía Peñín


Peñín Guide 2010 Review
 - Tasting notes: Ruby red with garnet rim. Aroma: ripe
Fruit, toasty, chocolate. Palate
complex, ripe fruit, ripe tannins, dark sweet
 - Points: 94
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Jorge Mirat
Jorge Mirat


Vega Sicilia Único
Red wine with cherry ruby ​​rim. On the nose it is only based on the aromatic complexity rather than its structure. On the nose aromas denote macerated fruit compote, eucalyptus and menthol...
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