Ribera del Duero
Vega Sicilia Unico 200975cl
Vega Sicilia Unico 2009
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The Vega Sicilia Unico is the flagship product of Vega Sicilia, a wine that comes from the oldest vineyards of the estate and is one of those "legendary" wines that every wine lover should taste at least once in his life. Moreover, it is one of the wines with the greatest ageing potential in the world. If kept in optimal conditions, the Vega Sicilia Unico can be cellared for up to 60 years.
With each sip, the Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 shows "infinite complexity". It is a wide and deep wine, characterised by elegance, firmness and a well-defined style. Truly a unique wine!
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2009 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Tinto Fino|
Description of Vega Sicilia Unico 2009
Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinto Fino)
- View: high layer ruby color.
- Nose: Red fruit, balsam, cedar and cigar box aromas.
- Boca: Fino, with a round passage on mineral background.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: red wine produced by the winery reserve Vega Sicilia, Spain. It has about 1,000 hectares that make up the farm Vega Sicilia, of which 210 are dedicated to the cultivation of the vine. 19 coexist on earth soil types, separated for use in 52 lots. 70 of those hectares are used to produce this wine. They are concave and grapes from steep slopes with climate with Atlantic influence. It has clayey-calcareous soils and alluvial part. Harvested in October 2008.
GRAPES: 95% Tinto Fino and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.
AGEING: 10 Almost ten years of breeding which are structured as follows: 14 months in small vats of French and American wood; then it is transferred into new oak barrels of 225 liters and aged for 18 months. After the wine is deposited in other barrels ENVIN to let stand for 8 months. Wood process concludes in wooden vats of 20,000 liters which is aged for 24 months. Finally the wine is bottled and left another 4 years resting on the glass before being marketed, completing a long and complex breeding oenology.
PREPARATION: Make alcoholic fermentation with yeasts in oak tanks temperature controlled. Malolactic fermentation also takes place in wood.
PAIRING: game stews, roasts, stews and red meats.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 °C
How to serve
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.More about the Winery