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Ribera del Duero

Vega Sicilia Único 2006

75cl

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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.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)
Cellar: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tinto Fino
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description

Vega Sicilia Único 2006 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinto Fino)

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.

TEMPERATURE: 17-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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How to serve

Consumption temp.

17-18ºC

Pairing

StartersPâté or foie grasMeatRoastBraised BeefRed meatBarbecueLambBoarFoie

The Winery

Vega Sicilia

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 elegant. Vega Sicilia currently belongs to Alvarez Mezquíriz who bought it in 1982, looking to be at the forefront regarding the latest innovations in the process of growing, winemaking and expanding the vineyard area.

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Reviews of Vega Sicilia Único 2006

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4 /5

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 tannins and lively acidity. The wine remains graceful through the long, spicy finish.
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4 /5

Lukt av viol och lakrits. Det smakade som lakrits.
Glöm inte att dekantera.
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3 X Ribera del Duero Unico-Bodegas Vega Sicilia 2006

4 /5

Vermelho com reflexos violeta. Leves odores neste Ribera del Duero, a chá.Gostei da acidez deste 2006.
Para saborear entre horas.
Este 2006 Abri com uma amiga.
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3 X Ribera del Duero Unico-Bodegas Vega Sicilia 2006

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