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Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Ribera del Duero

Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Wine Description

The most approximate percentage of each of them in this vintage: 85% Tempranillo Tinto Fino, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. Once the process of fermentation has been completed, the wine remained in largecapacity wooden vats for 22 months. It then matured for 22 months in new casks, 28 months in semi-new casks and 24 months in large capacity wooden vats. The remaining time was spent in the bottle until being released.

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    Opened 6 hours. Lovely, but somehow different from the 1994.

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 128, September/October 2006. ($335) Dark red. Intense, expressive aromas of blackberry, blueberry, cherry liqueur, sandalwood, cigar box, roasted coffee and exotic chocolate. Thick and sweet, with deep red and dark berry flavors complicated by an array of pungent spices, mocha, vanilla bean and cured tobacco. Deep, penetrating and very long on the finish, with wonderfully sweet cherry and blackcurrant flavors lingering. Built to age, but this is awfully delicious right now. (Europvin USA, Oakland, CA)