Ribera del Duero
Vega Sicilia Unico 201075cl
Vega Sicilia Unico 2010
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2010 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Tinto Fino|
|Tim Atkin Score:||100|
|James Suckling Score:||99|
Description of Vega Sicilia Unico 2010
Vega Sicilia Unico 2010 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinto Fino)
- View: cherry red color with ruby highlights.
- Nose: aromas of macerated fruit, compote, eucalyptus and menthol characteristic of the terroir of Vega Sicilia. Of great complexity.
- Mouth: A subtle beginning leads to a mouth with opulent without being aggressive. End of mouth characterized by great aromatic persistence.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero (Castilla y Leon, Spain).
VINEYARD: Vega Sicilia.
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinto Fina.
AGEING: After finishing the fermentation process was stopped for 22 months in wooden vats, then 22 months in new oak barrels, 28 months in oak envinada, and finally 24 months in wooden vats high capacity.
PREPARATION: For the production of this wine are used 40 of the 1000 hectares that has this vineyard. With a minimum of 10 years between wood and bottle, being thus one of the longest in the world. French and American wood is used.
WINE PAIRING: Perfect accompaniment to fine and tasty meats, like a civet of venison, beef, poultry, pork and lamb oven grilled.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 ° 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