Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)

Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)

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Vega Sicilia Único is the Vega Sicilia flagship. It is a blend of Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon. The plots selected for Único comprise fine colluvial deposits with fragments of limestone. There is also abundant quartz gravel deeper down in a sandy main soil. The resulting wine offers an almost infinite complexity that is emerges gradually from the glass. The palate immensely silky and elegant, and has an ageing capacity that only a handful of wines in the world can match.
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  • Year 2006
  • Colour Red
  • Country Spain
  • Region Castilla y Leon
  • Sub Region Ribera del Duero
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  • Pack Size 3x75cl
  • ABV 13.50°
  • Drinking Window 2020 - 2035
  • Drinking Recommendation Drinking Now, will improve
  • LWIN 112135920060300750
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About Vega Sicilia

 Ribera del Duero sits as Spain’s premier winegrowing region today, with Vega-Sicilia being the jewel in the crown. Undoubtedly Spain’s First Growth, Vega-Sicilia, has risen to the top of winemaking in Spain since its inception in 1864 when Don Eloy Lecanda y Chaves brought Cabernet and Merlot cuttings over from Bordeaux, planting them alongside the Spanish Tempranillo. It is also the only Spanish producer in the Liv-ex ‘Power 100’ list of the world’s most collectable wine estates. In 2019, it even jumped to 26th place, where it is rated above Pétrus, Opus One and Le Pin.

Viniculture

Vega Sicilia speaks of the barren, hot, sunshine terraces of central Spain.  These are complex wines that are a constant and enjoyable paradox: showing depth with brilliance, grace with power. Their top wine is the legendary Único. Crafted from some of the oldest vines in the appellation, Único is released after long periods of ageing at the estate. Mainly Tempranillo with a small portion of Cabernet Sauvignon, this Gran Reserva is only made in top vintages and accounts for as little as a third of the estate’s entire production. 

The second wine, Valbuena 5°, uses the same blend as Único and is a pure expression of Tinto Fino (the local name for Tempranillo) with a splash of Merlot (6%). Named after the nearby village of Valbuena de Duero, the ‘5°’ refers to the age of the wine, released after five (quinto) years of barrel and bottle age, hence the name of the end product: Valbuena 5º.

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