Original
115 Ratings
Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Ribera del Duero

Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) It is the Vega Sicilia flagship. The qualities of the Tempranillo and cabernet sauvignon in different proportions are assembled to perfection in this wine. Each provides a differentiating factor that makes the wine great in every vintage. The vines are grown on plots where the land is located at the point between the slopes down from the wasteland and the alluvial plain. The soil nearest the surface is made out of fine colluvial deposits from the hillside with small fragment of limestone. There is abundant quartz gravel deeper down in a sandy main soil. There are many angular limestone boulders on the surface. Red wine made in controlled fermentation using native yeast in wooden tanks. Malolactic fermentation also takes place in wood.

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    07/12 a lovely start to the vega vertical. as before, good nose and finish. representative of a typical high performance vega.

    about 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/15/2012