Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

RP94GP94GR96

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Vega Sicilia elaborates this Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 (£94.90), a red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero vinified with tinta fina, tempranillo, merlot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon and tinto fino from 2008 and comes with an alcohol content of 14%. The Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 is the ideal red to combine with foie and hard cheese. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 94 and peñín: 94.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5° vintage 2008 has its own distinctive style and represents the most modern line of the winery. It is one of the biggests of Spain, offering value to open it at a very special event.

Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP94GP94GR96
Grapes: Tinto Fino (93%), Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo, Tinta Fina
Pairing: MeatRiceDuckStartersCheesePâté or foie grasBraised BeefRed meatGameGrilled meatsGrilled foieSoups and stewsSoupsHam and sausagesDry cheeseHard cheeseFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2030
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Description · Vega Sicilia

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 (Tinto Fino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo and Tinta Fina)

TASTING NOTES:

  • Colour: Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 is ruby ​​red, intense, clean and bright.
  • Nose: intense, complex and nuanced. Firstly, the dominating aromas of its aging can be appreciated which gradually give way to a red and black fruit in its maturation followed by different nuances like balsamic, spicy, roasted, smoked.
  • Palate: An expressive wine, balanced, complex, well structured, long and very pleasant.

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero

VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo.

AGING: 25 months in barrels of French and American oak.

METHOD: This wine origines from younger vines and it is mainly composed by Merlot Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon.

PAIRING: stew, big game, deer

TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C.

ALCOHOL: 14.5% Vol

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 01.41

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Moras, laurel, chocolate, tasty, long.
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Posted on at 12.11

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena N5 Bodegas 2008

The aromas are subtle, there is fruit, but there is soil and above all there is harmony. The palate is long rather than round, with some blood orange notes, sharp and austere, a serious wine that...
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Posted on at 20.03

4/5

Viña Valbuena 2008

It has a dense colour. Cedarwood aromas.As many 2008, it was a little rough.
It would have been better with fish.
My best friend recommended it to me.
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Posted on at 07.40

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 2008

This red tastes smoky. As many 2008 this wine is slightly rough.
 is one of the best I've tasted.
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Posted on at 16.00

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: In maroon cherry with orange trim, with good acidity balanced with a good alcoholic.
- Nose: Good development in the bottle, the fruit of a good first sojourn in barrel,...
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Posted on at 15.56

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: Vega Sicilia Valbuena 2008 has a ruby ​​red, intense, clean and shiny.
- Nose: intense, complex, nuanced nose. Start aromas dominate its aging that gradually give way to a...
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Posted on at 15.41

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2008:
- View: ruby ​​red
- Nose: aromas of green
- Mouth: Attack fine and dandy given way to a medium soft mouth

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero (Spain)...
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Posted on at 05.14

4/5

I found it outstanding

Posted on at 02.02

4/5

Tinto Valbuena 2008

I tasted at an organized wine tasting .
Beautiful cherry colour. Toasted and smoky aromas. Nice and fresh.
Any meat will suit.
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Posted on at 14.45

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2008

TASTING NOTES OF Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2008:
- View: burgundy red, ruby ​​rim.
- Nose: balsamic notes as menthol, thyme, lavender, typical understory.
- Mouth: fine and elegant attack, medium and...
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Posted on at 09.50

3/5

Reddish towards brown. Main smell of caramel. Reminded me of burned wood and it was a pleasant taste. A wine to be accompanied with "Tapas".
It was given to us in a wine tasting stand of red.
Do...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

black fruit, laurel, cocoa, round, elegant, long. 95 points
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2010

Nico Bour
Nico Bour

5/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2010 - grandioso vino
I was lucky last week at a dinner to enjoy this piece of wine! Thanks Paul;)) We let oxygenate few minutes (cost endure) and the truth is that this is tremendous Ribera del Duero. Elegant, intense...
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2009

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

Blueberries, laurel, chocolate, meaty, balanced, long. 95 points
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2006

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

 Black pepper, chocolate, complete, tasty. A wine estate, a luxury wine
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Elisabeth Banyols
Elisabeth Banyols

4.5/5

A great wine, which is absolutely not to be considered as a second wine. One of the rare domain to put wines on the market after years of cellar aging. It can be drunk today or keep still in the...
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