Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

RP95UV95DAW93GP96GR96

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The Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012 (£100.73): a red wine from Ribera del Duero produced by Vega Sicilia based on tempranillo, merlot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon and tinto fino of 2012 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012 is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and ragout. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 3,8 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 95 and peñín: 96.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5th Year 2012 is one of Ribera del Duero's most renowned red wines, thanks to its enormous quality and distinction, the result of a perfect viticulture and processing that results in a reserve that speaks to us in a different way in each vintage, while respecting the same style. Silky, enormously expressive, powerful, and elegant, the youngest reference of Bodegas Vega Sicilia is a pure expression of Tinto Fino, in a decided commitment to modernity that this prestigious Spanish winery offers us.

Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP95UV95DAW93GP96GR96
Grapes: Tinto Fino (100%), Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo
Pairing: RiceDuckStartersMeatGameGrilled meatsGrilled foieSoups and stewsSoupsHam and sausagesCheesePâté or foie grasBraised BeefRed meatFoieRagoutHard cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
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Description · Vega Sicilia

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012 (Tinto Fino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark cherry color with orange trim.
  • Nose: Marking memory of varieties. Intense, complex, full of nuances. red and black fruit in its ripeness. Balsamic, with spicy notes, roasted, smoked.
  • Palate: Expressive, balanced, complex, structured, long, round.

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero

VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo,

AGEING: aged 3 years in oak barrels, 60% American and 40% French, before passing to semi-new casks and 2 years in bottle.

PREPARATION: pruning and constant for each add express your uniqueness development.

WINE PAIRING: Appetizers, cheese, cured Cheese, Meat, Red Meat, Hunting, Soups and stews, meat stew

TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C

Alcohol content: 14%

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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Reviews

Highlighted review about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012

Posted on at 23.08

4.5/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012

black fruit, laurel, cocoa, round, elegant, long. 95 points
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Posted on at 08.28

1 /5

I still have not received the wine, despite an email complaint
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Posted on at 07.52

3.5 /5

I'm happy with the Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 Año Año 2012

Posted on at 07.39

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 2012

The best Malbec to enjoy with friends.
The Malbec had a very deep color. It resembles a red fruit compote. Distinctive oxidation notes on the palate.
A wine of Bodegas Vega Sicilia will improve...
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Posted on at 07.23

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 2012

An intense red colour. Toasty aromas.Light wine, more than expected.
I recommend to pair it with "Pinchos" or "Tapas".
Me and my friends always order this wine a for dinner.
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Posted on at 07.18

4 /5

Valbuena Reserva 2012

I had bought it at a store that already closed meanwhile.
I was impressed by its colour. Smell of gooseberries. Although I prefer less sweet wines, this one it was good.
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Posted on at 13.11

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena Año 2012

Reserve Red Wine Ribera del Duero (Spain) produced by Bodegas Vega Sicilia winery with grapes Tempranillo. His ideal pairing would be with grilled meat, stewed red meats, game birds and ground and...
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Posted on at 03.53

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena Año 2012

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 2012 is a red wine from the appellation of origin Ribera del Duero made by Bodegas Vega Sicilia. Valbuena, is the purest expression of the tinto fino (tempranillo) in Vega...
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Posted on at 03.41

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena Año 2012

Peñin: 96
Parker: 95
Peñin Score: 96
Parker: 95

ORIGIN: O. D. Bank Douro
WINERY: Bodegas Vega Sicilia. S. L.
Variety: Tinto Fino (Tempranillo)
DESCRIPTION:
Raising classified 5 years; 3 years in...
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Posted on at 04.29

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena Año 2012

Valbuena, is the purest expression of the tinto fino (tempranillo) in Vega Sicilia. The assembly varieties that make up this great wine is in fine red the predominant grape very large majority. The...
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Posted on at 14.59

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 Año Año 2012

Vega Sicilia became a part of the Alvarez family life in 1982. Since then it has been producing a solid growth, constant, with the incorporation of wines from different wine regions, new approach...
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Reviews about other vintages

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 2008

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Moras, laurel, chocolate, tasty, long.
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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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