Ribera del Duero
Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 200675cl
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The Valbuena is obtained from plots located in concave slopes gently sloping down from the slopes of the moor.
Valbuena shows us a direct and understandable vision of the greatness of this "terroir" with the direct influence of each vintage.
The fermentation is done with indigenous yeast. After fermentation it aged in oak and bottle, five years, hence the name of the wine Valbuena 5th. French and American oak barrels 225l, new and used, vats 20,000l, a long and complex process for a great wine.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2006 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tinto Fino (85%), Merlot (15%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%), Malbec, Tempranillo|
Description of Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 2006
Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 2006 (Tinto Fino, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Tempranillo)
- View: Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2006 has a cherry-red color with orange trim.
- Nose: The nose is dominated by ripe red fruit aromas.
- Palate: The palate is very balanced, tasty, fresh and elegant. In passing, velvety, round, soft tannins and wood straight. Persistent. A great wine.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo, Tinto Fino
AGING: Aged in oak barrels, 60% American and 40% French
PAIRING: Grilled Foie, ham and sausages, cheese, meat, cheese, red meats, grilled meats.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 º C
ALCOHOL: 14% Vol
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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