Valbuena 5°, Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

Valbuena 5°, Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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This vintage Vega Sicilia red wine is incredible with power, depth and longevity. The purity, freshness and sheer class of this wine is magnificent.

It is expressive and has floral notes on the nose along with wild berries, herbs and a spicy and smoky touch that's nicely integrated. It has good complexity and nuance, and the palate is medium to full-bodied and intense, with pungent flavours and great length and persistence. Truly spectacular!

The tannins are silky smooth and present with definite grip on the finish yet with a corduroy texture to begin. This is a wine that will stand the test of time, there’s no question about it. It is absolutely delicious.

Variety: Tinto Fino. Medium-Full Bodied, Dry.

Origin: Vega Sicilia is possibly Spain's most famous vineyard, originally founded in 1864. Located in Valbuena de Duero this is a relatively large estate of 250 hectares, made up of 80% Tinto Fino, and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec. Winemaking follows very traditional methods.

It is also one of several recognised wine-producing regions to be found along the course of the Duero river.

Consumption: Serve at between 16º and 18ºC.