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Aalto Ribera Del Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
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2018

Aalto Ribera Del Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 1 - Inc. VAT: £254.87
Cillar Silos Vina Amalio 2010 (3x75cl)
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2010

Cillar Silos Vina Amalio 2010 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (92+)

The 2010 La Vina de Amalio is a single-vineyard wine from a plot planted 50 years ago on sand, lime and clay soils that provide elegance and brightness to the wine. It fermented and aged in new and used French oak barriques. It’s a concentrated and powerful old-vine Ribera with tantalizing aromas of black and blue fruit, ripe plums, blueberries and violets, showing a candied character and well-integrated spicy notes from the oak. It shows volatility that increases with time. The palate is full-bodied, quite powerful, with fine-grained, polished tannins and good acidity. A powerful Ribera to drink or to lay down. Drink 2015-2020.
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Castilla y Leon 3x75cl 2 92+ (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £128.03
Dominio del Aguila Albillo Vinas Viejas 2014 (1x500cl)
Inc. VAT: £611.85
2014

Dominio del Aguila Albillo Vinas Viejas 2014 (1x500cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The second vintage produced, the 2014 Blanco unfortunately is still not allowed to carry the Ribera del Duero appellation even though it's produced with the traditional white Albillo grape grown in old vineyards in the zone. The 2014 Blanco is nothing short of spectacular. It's produced with the grapes from individual ancient vines planted in old, organically farmed vineyards on clay and limestone soils at some 800 meters in altitude. It has moderate alcohol (13%) and a very low pH (3.08), which translates into great freshness and a sharp and serious palate obtained by fermenting the juice from foot-trodden full clusters with indigenous yeasts in concrete and oak vats for about one year, during which time the wine was kept with the lees that were not stirred or racked. It was hand bottled without fining or filtering in March 2017. It has the flinty, sesame seed-like reduction I find in some fine white Burgundies. It has a fresh and balanced palate and is terribly mineral. It's even better than the initial 2012, and especially the oak feels better integrated. My guess is this white is going to age nicely and for a long time in bottle. This has to be among the finest unfortified whites from Spain. Bravo! 1,380 bottles and 41 magnums produced.
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Castilla y Leon 1x500cl 1 96 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £611.85
Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,570.07
2015

Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (98)

The scarcest and rarest of the reds is the single-vineyard 2015 Canta la Perdiz, produced with the field-blend grapes of one of the oldest vineyards in the village of La Aguilera, a plot at 890 meters in altitude that has sandy and limestone-rich soils that give the wine a specific texture reminiscent of chalk. It's planted with a field blend dominated by Tempranillo but with small percentages of many other grapes, and the aim is to be able to ferment them all together. The ripeness of 2015 allowed for all the different varieties to achieve good ripeness, and they were all included in the wine, which fermented with full clusters and indigenous yeasts. It was foot trodden, and the malolactic and slow and long aging was in French oak barrels and lasted 31 months. It's a wine of perfume and finesse, gentle and tender, attractive and showy, developing nice complexity in the glass, with a more Mediterranean profile, some fennel and aromatic herbs. It has a velvety texture with very fine tannins. It also has very good freshness and balance, and it finishes long and dry. 1,220 bottles and 24 magnums were filled in May 2018.
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Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2016 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £2,110.07
2016

Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2016 (6x75cl)
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Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2013 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,090.07
2013

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (99)

Their Gran Reserva is released a good six or seven years after the harvest, and they consider the 2013 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva still too young. It comes from small plots of some of the oldest vineyards in the village of La Aguilera, in the zone known as Peñas Aladas in a cooler place at 870 to 890 meters in altitude. The topsoils are sandy, and then there is clay and a limestone-and-marl mother rock that they consider perfect. The dominant grape is Tempranillo, but in these old plots, there is always a mix of varieties—Albillo, Bruñal, Garnacha, Bobal, Cariñena—and the aim is to ferment them all together (ripeness permitting). This fermented with full clusters that were foot trodden, and malolactic was in barrel and extremely slow (19 months). It matured in barrel for five years. It is an incredibly backward wine, young and undeveloped, with tons of gunpowder, earthy and mineral, diesel-like, complex and with a magnetic attraction that makes you go back over and over again. It has pungent and pristine flavors, with amazing precision and symmetry, like laser cut, long, with very fine tannins and a supple, almost salty finish. This wine should age forever in bottle. This wine is just magic. 1,671 bottles and 69 magnums were filled in September 2018. The initial 2010 is now glorious, but I agree, still young...
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 1 99 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,090.07
Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (1x500cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,205.85
2014

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (1x500cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The Gran Reserva from 2014 had also been bottled for over one year when I tasted the wines, so I included the 2014 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva in this report, although the wine might take some time to reach the market. This is a rare wine, matured in oak barrels for 45 months and produced in limited quantities in a painfully slow process to create a wine with very high aging potential that, even when released some five or six years after the harvest, feels too young and a little raw. It feels a lot gentler and approachable than the 2013 I tasted next to it; it's more aromatic and expressive, complex and at the same time easy to understand. The palate is also approachable and tender, with very fine-grained tannins, when in reality, it's very powerful and tannic, but the balance is terrific. It should develop beautifully in bottle, and the Ribera character, which is there, should be even more evident with a little more time. 3,051 bottles and 43 magnums were filled unfined and unfiltered by hand in June 2018.
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Castilla y Leon 1x500cl 1 96 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,205.85
Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,042.07
2014

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The Gran Reserva from 2014 had also been bottled for over one year when I tasted the wines, so I included the 2014 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva in this report, although the wine might take some time to reach the market. This is a rare wine, matured in oak barrels for 45 months and produced in limited quantities in a painfully slow process to create a wine with very high aging potential that, even when released some five or six years after the harvest, feels too young and a little raw. It feels a lot gentler and approachable than the 2013 I tasted next to it; it's more aromatic and expressive, complex and at the same time easy to understand. The palate is also approachable and tender, with very fine-grained tannins, when in reality, it's very powerful and tannic, but the balance is terrific. It should develop beautifully in bottle, and the Ribera character, which is there, should be even more evident with a little more time. 3,051 bottles and 43 magnums were filled unfined and unfiltered by hand in June 2018.
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 2 96 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,042.07
Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £424.07
2014

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The 2014 Reserva is the winery's flagship wine, a wine produced to showcase the vineyards from the village La Aguilera next to Aranda de Duero in the province of Burgos. It's produced with the field blend dominated by Tempranillo from old vineyards in different parts of the village picked and fermented together. The full clusters were foot trodden and fermented in concrete vats with indigenous yeasts, and malolactic was very slow (it took eight months in 2014!) in oak vats. The élevage was extended to 31 months in French oak barrels of different sizes and ages. The wine has an herbal twist that provides freshness, and the oak feels very integrated. It has a magical perfume, in a great classical Ribera del Duero, with more body and structure; it has almost the same freshness as the 2013 but with more depth, compensated by complexity. It opens up nicely in the glass. It should age for a very long time in bottle, but it's already approachable. 9,850 bottles and 167 magnums were filled in May 2017.
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 1 96 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £424.07
Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £430.07
2015

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2015 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (95)

The 2015 Reserva checks in a Tempranillo-dominated red with 15% comprising a field blend of Garnacha, Bobal, and Albillo, all aged 35 months in barrel. Gorgeous blueberries, smoked blackberries, roasted herbs, chocolate, lead pencil, and graphite notes dominate the bouquet, and it's medium to full-bodied, with a concentrated, powerful texture, lots of tannins, and a great finish. It certainly shows the warmer style of the vintage in its texture and tannins, yet it stays balanced and offers notable freshness as well as a great finish. It has another decade of prime drinking.
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 3 95 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £430.07
Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2016 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £388.06
2016

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2016 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (97)

Quite different from the 2015 was the 2016 Reserva, a red from a cooler year with good yields, so they were able to increase production of this wine over twofold and increase the quality! It took some seven months to complete fermentation, and the élevage in barrel lasted some 29 months. It has an incredible nose, violets and something musky, intriguing, complex and nuanced, mysterious and difficult to define, with some notes reminiscent of soy sauce. The palate is seamless and with terrific balance, a silky texture and very fine but chalky tannins. This is an amazing Ribera del Duero. 18,834 bottles and 519 magnums produced. It was bottled in April 2019.
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 1 97 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £388.06
Neo Ribera del Duero Punta Esencia 2009 (3x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £164.03
2009

Neo Ribera del Duero Punta Esencia 2009 (3x75cl)
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Picaro del Aguila Clarete Rose 2017 (12x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £266.14
2017

Picaro del Aguila Clarete Rose 2017 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

I tasted three vintages of the pink clarete, starting with the 2017 Pícaro del Águila Clarete. It was produced with a field blend of red and white grapes, approximately 35% Tempranillo, 35% Albillo Mayor and the rest a mixture of many different varieties (Garnacha, Bobal, Bruñal, Monastrell, Tempranillo Gris, other Albillos, Garnacha Blanca, Pirules, Jaén, Moscatel, Malvasías...) from different old vines in the village of La Aguilera. It's a wine with aromas of a white and the soul of a red, really different from a rosé. It fermented slowly in oak casks for eight to nine months in a very cold underground cave and matured in cask for some 23 months. Despite the warm and low-yielding year (2017 was a year of terrible spring frost in the region), the wine keeps a moderate alcohol and very healthy pH. This has already developed the beautiful spicy perfume that makes me think of the rosé from López de Heredia. The 2017 is open and seems to have developed a little faster. The wine is balanced and tasty, without the chalky and fresh sensation of the 2019, perhaps a little like the 2012 (the first vintage released). Even if this is developing a little faster, the color is very stable. Even a vintage like this should drink well for a decade. 9,676 bottles and 12 magnums were filled in September 2019.
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Castilla y Leon 12x75cl 1 93 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £266.14
Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (1x300cl)
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2016

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (1x300cl)

Wine Advocate (93+)

The youngest of the released wines I tasted is a red—the 2016 Pícaro del Águila Tinto. It is from what they consider to be one of the best and freshest vintages in recent times. This is produced with the vines from the warmer parts of La Aguilera, a cold place to start with (and in a cooler year). The old vines are planted with a mix that is dominated by Tempranillo but also contains some 5% other grapes. All the grapes are picked and fermented together with full clusters and natural yeasts in concrete and stainless steel vats. It matured in oak barrels for 13 months. This is fragrant, expressive, open, aromatic and really attractive. The palate is really balanced, with great freshness, fine tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel—supple, balanced and with great depth. This is the best version of this bottling so far, and it seems like 2016 could be a great overall vintage, based on some other wines I sampled from cask (many of them have an extended élevage). 21,550 bottles and 624 magnums were filled unfiltered and unfined in November 2017.
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Castilla y Leon 1x300cl 1 93+ (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £197.91
Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (6x150cl)
Inc. VAT: £466.54
2016

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93+)

The youngest of the released wines I tasted is a red—the 2016 Pícaro del Águila Tinto. It is from what they consider to be one of the best and freshest vintages in recent times. This is produced with the vines from the warmer parts of La Aguilera, a cold place to start with (and in a cooler year). The old vines are planted with a mix that is dominated by Tempranillo but also contains some 5% other grapes. All the grapes are picked and fermented together with full clusters and natural yeasts in concrete and stainless steel vats. It matured in oak barrels for 13 months. This is fragrant, expressive, open, aromatic and really attractive. The palate is really balanced, with great freshness, fine tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel—supple, balanced and with great depth. This is the best version of this bottling so far, and it seems like 2016 could be a great overall vintage, based on some other wines I sampled from cask (many of them have an extended élevage). 21,550 bottles and 624 magnums were filled unfiltered and unfined in November 2017.
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Castilla y Leon 6x150cl 1 93+ (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £466.54
Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (12x75cl)
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2017

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

2017 was an unusually short crop as a result of terrible frost in April 2017, when thermometers reached -10 degrees Celsius in some places. The 2017 Pícaro del Águila Tinto, their entry-level and most approachable red, was seriously affected, of course. They lost some 60% of the volume, but the wine is incredible for the condition of the year. It feels a little more mysterious, not as expressive or open, a bit reductive perhaps, but the aromas are clean and don't show any excess ripeness. They did an amazing job eliminating all the raisins that didn't make it into the fermentation vat, and the extra workload has clearly paid off. The wine has some grip and fine, chalky tannins. 17,025 bottles and 487 magnums produced. It was bottled unfiltered and unfined and with just a little sulfur added in October 2018 after 12 months in oak barrels.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (6x150cl)
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2017

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

2017 was an unusually short crop as a result of terrible frost in April 2017, when thermometers reached -10 degrees Celsius in some places. The 2017 Pícaro del Águila Tinto, their entry-level and most approachable red, was seriously affected, of course. They lost some 60% of the volume, but the wine is incredible for the condition of the year. It feels a little more mysterious, not as expressive or open, a bit reductive perhaps, but the aromas are clean and don't show any excess ripeness. They did an amazing job eliminating all the raisins that didn't make it into the fermentation vat, and the extra workload has clearly paid off. The wine has some grip and fine, chalky tannins. 17,025 bottles and 487 magnums produced. It was bottled unfiltered and unfined and with just a little sulfur added in October 2018 after 12 months in oak barrels.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018 (12x75cl)
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2018

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

I tasted two vintages of the entry-level red, of which the young 2018 Pícaro del Águila Tinto had just been bottled and should be released soon. This is their most approachable red, and it has the depth, concentration and nuance of the best wines from many wineries. It's produced in a more jovial style, but the wine comes from old vines that always have a field blend with small percentages of whatever grapes that are all fermented together, and these vines always produce a serious and deep wine. In 2018, it matured in French oak barrels for 11 months. This is very young and tender, expressive and aromatic, very much in line with the 2016. It has lots of energy and power, more than you might think, and it's serious. It's drinkable now, but it should get even better with some time in bottle. 44,680 bottles and 787 magnums were filled in September 2019.
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Castilla y Leon 12x75cl 1 94 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £302.14
Pingus Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero 2016 (3x150cl)
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2016

Pingus Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero 2016 (3x150cl)

Wine Advocate (95)

I also tasted the unbottled 2016 Flor de Pingus before, so a revisit now, some 15 months after it was bottled, was due. There is great freshness in these 2016s, with a character that reminded me of orange peel, citrus and floral. There is great balance in the palate, and the tannins are velvety within the faintly rustic character of the zone; keeping the style of the zone, that texture is what Peter Sisseck calls three-dimensional tannins—very clean and focused, long and tasty and ending with great freshness. They were able to harvest early with proper ripeness and tons of freshness; in fact, that year they finished harvesting when some had not even started in the zone... In the future, they will include some Garnacha in the blend of Flor de Pingus (starting with 2018 with a very small percentage), as they have planted some vines selected from old vineyards in the region. They now have 35 hectares from four parajes in the village of La Horra for this wine, and in 2016, they produced 105,000 bottles. It was bottled in June 2018.
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Castilla y Leon 3x150cl 1 95 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £526.07
Valdaya Mirum Ribera Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £376.07
2018

Valdaya Mirum Ribera Duero 2018 (6x75cl)

Tim Atkin MW (97)

Valdaya's top red, Mirum, keeps improving with every vintage and is now among the best wines in Ribera del Duero. Made with Tinto Fino from old-vine parcels - Los Bueyes and Las Piedras - in Baños de Valdearodos, it's very much a limestone-influenced style from 925 metres, with subtle wood, chalky minerality, red berry fruit, tension and floral, violet top notes. Long, stylish and beautifully judged. 2022-30
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 1 97 (TA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £376.07
Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)
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2006

Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

Incredibly floral and beautiful with dark berry, spice, cedar and mint. Chinese plums. Asian spices. Bark. Tea. Full body, dense and so soft and complex. The finish goes on for minutes. Endless and fine. January 2017 release. This reminds me of the gorgeous 1991 or 1964. Drink forever. A wine that you want to spend time with.
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Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 (3x75cl)
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2009

Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (98)

I tasted a bottle of the 2009 Único blind and was taken by the freshness, the red fruit notes and the Burgundian-like characteristics of this vintage, which on paper was quite warm and dry. I also tasted the 2009 Valbuena, which is always more approachable, and was blown away by its aromatics. With time in the glass the Único opened up and got closer to the character of Valbuena but with more depth and clout, while showing extremely elegant. I tasted it again in the context of all the wines from the group, and it delivered all that I saw when I tasted it blind. It takes some time to unfurl its aromatic palette, and it feels young and somewhat undeveloped, younger than it is. It has a touch that made me think of the old vintages of Único on the nose but with very polished tannins and a soft mouthfeel that provides elegance. This is a wine that ages for no less than ten years before it's released. 2009 seems like a great vintage for Vega Sicilia, much better than what I anticipated. It should develop nicely in bottle. 74,274 bottles, 3,390 magnums, 209 double magnums and 22 imperials were produced. It has been in bottle since June 2015.
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Castilla y Leon 3x75cl 1 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £904.43
Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial Release 2019 (3x75cl)
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2019

Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial Release 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Vintages blended seamlessly together. Unique to Vega Sicilia. The tobacco, spice and earthy depth here is terrific. Very complex iodine and almost oyster shell minerals. An array of red and black cherries and plums. Very complex. Very fresh. A blend of 2006, 2007 and 2009. Try in 2022.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2004 (3x75cl)
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2004

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2004 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

The saturated purple 2004 Valbuena offers up an expressive perfume of mineral, scorched earth, espresso, incense, and black cherry. This is followed by a medium to full-bodied, intensely flavored, spicy wine with layers of fruit, soft tannins, and a pure, lengthy finish. It will benefit from another 5-7 years of bottle age and offer optimal drinking from 2015 to 2029.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (3x75cl)
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2013

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

This wine was re-tasted prior to this report with similar descriptors to my previous tasting for a report I published earlier this year and the score was the same. Cropped from an unusually cold and rainy vintage in which they will not bottle Único, the 2013 Valbuena is always released in its fifth year. It's mostly Tempranillo with 5% Merlot that was put through a three- to four-day cold soak in the oak vats, where it fermented with indigenous yeasts and was pumped over. It matured in new and used 225-liter French and American oak barriques and also in 20,000-liter oak vats, where the larger vessels respect the fruit, especially in a more fragile vintage like 2013. It's a very elegant and fresh Valbuena with a developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins and a supple, long finish where the oak is still quite obvious. I liked it very much and consider it a triumph over the challenges of the year. 150,650 bottles and some larger formats were produced. It was bottled in June 2015.
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Castilla y Leon 3x75cl 1 94 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £314.03
Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £856.07
2013

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

This wine was re-tasted prior to this report with similar descriptors to my previous tasting for a report I published earlier this year and the score was the same. Cropped from an unusually cold and rainy vintage in which they will not bottle Único, the 2013 Valbuena is always released in its fifth year. It's mostly Tempranillo with 5% Merlot that was put through a three- to four-day cold soak in the oak vats, where it fermented with indigenous yeasts and was pumped over. It matured in new and used 225-liter French and American oak barriques and also in 20,000-liter oak vats, where the larger vessels respect the fruit, especially in a more fragile vintage like 2013. It's a very elegant and fresh Valbuena with a developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins and a supple, long finish where the oak is still quite obvious. I liked it very much and consider it a triumph over the challenges of the year. 150,650 bottles and some larger formats were produced. It was bottled in June 2015.
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Castilla y Leon 6x75cl 2 94 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £856.07
Vizcarra Ribera Del Duero Celia 2009 (6x75cl)
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2009

Vizcarra Ribera Del Duero Celia 2009 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (90)

The 2009 Celia Vizcarra comes from 57-year-old vines in Mambrilla de Castrejon and is blended with 7% Garnacha, then raised in new 400-liter barrels for 18 months. It has a dense, very pure bouquet with dark cherries, blueberry and a hint of violet that blossoms nicely with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with fine delineation: silky smooth with red cherries, blueberry and orange zest that leads to a refined, caressing finish where the oak is in synch with the fruit. Very fine. Drink 2013-2020.
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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Aalto Ribera Del Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
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2018

Aalto Ribera Del Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
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Cillar Silos Vina Amalio 2010 (3x75cl)
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2010

Cillar Silos Vina Amalio 2010 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (92+)

The 2010 La Vina de Amalio is a single-vineyard wine from a plot planted 50 years ago on sand, lime and clay soils that provide elegance and brightness to the wine. It fermented and aged in new and used French oak barriques. It’s a concentrated and powerful old-vine Ribera with tantalizing aromas of black and blue fruit, ripe plums, blueberries and violets, showing a candied character and well-integrated spicy notes from the oak. It shows volatility that increases with time. The palate is full-bodied, quite powerful, with fine-grained, polished tannins and good acidity. A powerful Ribera to drink or to lay down. Drink 2015-2020.
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Dominio del Aguila Albillo Vinas Viejas 2014 (1x500cl)
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2014

Dominio del Aguila Albillo Vinas Viejas 2014 (1x500cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The second vintage produced, the 2014 Blanco unfortunately is still not allowed to carry the Ribera del Duero appellation even though it's produced with the traditional white Albillo grape grown in old vineyards in the zone. The 2014 Blanco is nothing short of spectacular. It's produced with the grapes from individual ancient vines planted in old, organically farmed vineyards on clay and limestone soils at some 800 meters in altitude. It has moderate alcohol (13%) and a very low pH (3.08), which translates into great freshness and a sharp and serious palate obtained by fermenting the juice from foot-trodden full clusters with indigenous yeasts in concrete and oak vats for about one year, during which time the wine was kept with the lees that were not stirred or racked. It was hand bottled without fining or filtering in March 2017. It has the flinty, sesame seed-like reduction I find in some fine white Burgundies. It has a fresh and balanced palate and is terribly mineral. It's even better than the initial 2012, and especially the oak feels better integrated. My guess is this white is going to age nicely and for a long time in bottle. This has to be among the finest unfortified whites from Spain. Bravo! 1,380 bottles and 41 magnums produced.
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Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2015 (6x75cl)
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2015

Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (98)

The scarcest and rarest of the reds is the single-vineyard 2015 Canta la Perdiz, produced with the field-blend grapes of one of the oldest vineyards in the village of La Aguilera, a plot at 890 meters in altitude that has sandy and limestone-rich soils that give the wine a specific texture reminiscent of chalk. It's planted with a field blend dominated by Tempranillo but with small percentages of many other grapes, and the aim is to be able to ferment them all together. The ripeness of 2015 allowed for all the different varieties to achieve good ripeness, and they were all included in the wine, which fermented with full clusters and indigenous yeasts. It was foot trodden, and the malolactic and slow and long aging was in French oak barrels and lasted 31 months. It's a wine of perfume and finesse, gentle and tender, attractive and showy, developing nice complexity in the glass, with a more Mediterranean profile, some fennel and aromatic herbs. It has a velvety texture with very fine tannins. It also has very good freshness and balance, and it finishes long and dry. 1,220 bottles and 24 magnums were filled in May 2018.
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Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2016 (6x75cl)
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2016

Dominio del Aguila Canta La Perdiz 2016 (6x75cl)
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Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2013 (6x75cl)
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2013

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (99)

Their Gran Reserva is released a good six or seven years after the harvest, and they consider the 2013 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva still too young. It comes from small plots of some of the oldest vineyards in the village of La Aguilera, in the zone known as Peñas Aladas in a cooler place at 870 to 890 meters in altitude. The topsoils are sandy, and then there is clay and a limestone-and-marl mother rock that they consider perfect. The dominant grape is Tempranillo, but in these old plots, there is always a mix of varieties—Albillo, Bruñal, Garnacha, Bobal, Cariñena—and the aim is to ferment them all together (ripeness permitting). This fermented with full clusters that were foot trodden, and malolactic was in barrel and extremely slow (19 months). It matured in barrel for five years. It is an incredibly backward wine, young and undeveloped, with tons of gunpowder, earthy and mineral, diesel-like, complex and with a magnetic attraction that makes you go back over and over again. It has pungent and pristine flavors, with amazing precision and symmetry, like laser cut, long, with very fine tannins and a supple, almost salty finish. This wine should age forever in bottle. This wine is just magic. 1,671 bottles and 69 magnums were filled in September 2018. The initial 2010 is now glorious, but I agree, still young...
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Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (1x500cl)
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2014

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (1x500cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The Gran Reserva from 2014 had also been bottled for over one year when I tasted the wines, so I included the 2014 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva in this report, although the wine might take some time to reach the market. This is a rare wine, matured in oak barrels for 45 months and produced in limited quantities in a painfully slow process to create a wine with very high aging potential that, even when released some five or six years after the harvest, feels too young and a little raw. It feels a lot gentler and approachable than the 2013 I tasted next to it; it's more aromatic and expressive, complex and at the same time easy to understand. The palate is also approachable and tender, with very fine-grained tannins, when in reality, it's very powerful and tannic, but the balance is terrific. It should develop beautifully in bottle, and the Ribera character, which is there, should be even more evident with a little more time. 3,051 bottles and 43 magnums were filled unfined and unfiltered by hand in June 2018.
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Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)
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2014

Dominio del Aguila Penas Aladas Gran Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (96)

The Gran Reserva from 2014 had also been bottled for over one year when I tasted the wines, so I included the 2014 Peñas Aladas Gran Reserva in this report, although the wine might take some time to reach the market. This is a rare wine, matured in oak barrels for 45 months and produced in limited quantities in a painfully slow process to create a wine with very high aging potential that, even when released some five or six years after the harvest, feels too young and a little raw. It feels a lot gentler and approachable than the 2013 I tasted next to it; it's more aromatic and expressive, complex and at the same time easy to understand. The palate is also approachable and tender, with very fine-grained tannins, when in reality, it's very powerful and tannic, but the balance is terrific. It should develop beautifully in bottle, and the Ribera character, which is there, should be even more evident with a little more time. 3,051 bottles and 43 magnums were filled unfined and unfiltered by hand in June 2018.
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Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)
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2014

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2014 (6x75cl)

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The 2014 Reserva is the winery's flagship wine, a wine produced to showcase the vineyards from the village La Aguilera next to Aranda de Duero in the province of Burgos. It's produced with the field blend dominated by Tempranillo from old vineyards in different parts of the village picked and fermented together. The full clusters were foot trodden and fermented in concrete vats with indigenous yeasts, and malolactic was very slow (it took eight months in 2014!) in oak vats. The élevage was extended to 31 months in French oak barrels of different sizes and ages. The wine has an herbal twist that provides freshness, and the oak feels very integrated. It has a magical perfume, in a great classical Ribera del Duero, with more body and structure; it has almost the same freshness as the 2013 but with more depth, compensated by complexity. It opens up nicely in the glass. It should age for a very long time in bottle, but it's already approachable. 9,850 bottles and 167 magnums were filled in May 2017.
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Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2015 (6x75cl)
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2015

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2015 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (95)

The 2015 Reserva checks in a Tempranillo-dominated red with 15% comprising a field blend of Garnacha, Bobal, and Albillo, all aged 35 months in barrel. Gorgeous blueberries, smoked blackberries, roasted herbs, chocolate, lead pencil, and graphite notes dominate the bouquet, and it's medium to full-bodied, with a concentrated, powerful texture, lots of tannins, and a great finish. It certainly shows the warmer style of the vintage in its texture and tannins, yet it stays balanced and offers notable freshness as well as a great finish. It has another decade of prime drinking.
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Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2016 (6x75cl)
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2016

Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2016 (6x75cl)

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Quite different from the 2015 was the 2016 Reserva, a red from a cooler year with good yields, so they were able to increase production of this wine over twofold and increase the quality! It took some seven months to complete fermentation, and the élevage in barrel lasted some 29 months. It has an incredible nose, violets and something musky, intriguing, complex and nuanced, mysterious and difficult to define, with some notes reminiscent of soy sauce. The palate is seamless and with terrific balance, a silky texture and very fine but chalky tannins. This is an amazing Ribera del Duero. 18,834 bottles and 519 magnums produced. It was bottled in April 2019.
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Neo Ribera del Duero Punta Esencia 2009 (3x75cl)
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2009

Neo Ribera del Duero Punta Esencia 2009 (3x75cl)
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Picaro del Aguila Clarete Rose 2017 (12x75cl)
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2017

Picaro del Aguila Clarete Rose 2017 (12x75cl)

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I tasted three vintages of the pink clarete, starting with the 2017 Pícaro del Águila Clarete. It was produced with a field blend of red and white grapes, approximately 35% Tempranillo, 35% Albillo Mayor and the rest a mixture of many different varieties (Garnacha, Bobal, Bruñal, Monastrell, Tempranillo Gris, other Albillos, Garnacha Blanca, Pirules, Jaén, Moscatel, Malvasías...) from different old vines in the village of La Aguilera. It's a wine with aromas of a white and the soul of a red, really different from a rosé. It fermented slowly in oak casks for eight to nine months in a very cold underground cave and matured in cask for some 23 months. Despite the warm and low-yielding year (2017 was a year of terrible spring frost in the region), the wine keeps a moderate alcohol and very healthy pH. This has already developed the beautiful spicy perfume that makes me think of the rosé from López de Heredia. The 2017 is open and seems to have developed a little faster. The wine is balanced and tasty, without the chalky and fresh sensation of the 2019, perhaps a little like the 2012 (the first vintage released). Even if this is developing a little faster, the color is very stable. Even a vintage like this should drink well for a decade. 9,676 bottles and 12 magnums were filled in September 2019.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (1x300cl)
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2016

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (1x300cl)

Wine Advocate (93+)

The youngest of the released wines I tasted is a red—the 2016 Pícaro del Águila Tinto. It is from what they consider to be one of the best and freshest vintages in recent times. This is produced with the vines from the warmer parts of La Aguilera, a cold place to start with (and in a cooler year). The old vines are planted with a mix that is dominated by Tempranillo but also contains some 5% other grapes. All the grapes are picked and fermented together with full clusters and natural yeasts in concrete and stainless steel vats. It matured in oak barrels for 13 months. This is fragrant, expressive, open, aromatic and really attractive. The palate is really balanced, with great freshness, fine tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel—supple, balanced and with great depth. This is the best version of this bottling so far, and it seems like 2016 could be a great overall vintage, based on some other wines I sampled from cask (many of them have an extended élevage). 21,550 bottles and 624 magnums were filled unfiltered and unfined in November 2017.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (6x150cl)
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2016

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2016 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93+)

The youngest of the released wines I tasted is a red—the 2016 Pícaro del Águila Tinto. It is from what they consider to be one of the best and freshest vintages in recent times. This is produced with the vines from the warmer parts of La Aguilera, a cold place to start with (and in a cooler year). The old vines are planted with a mix that is dominated by Tempranillo but also contains some 5% other grapes. All the grapes are picked and fermented together with full clusters and natural yeasts in concrete and stainless steel vats. It matured in oak barrels for 13 months. This is fragrant, expressive, open, aromatic and really attractive. The palate is really balanced, with great freshness, fine tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel—supple, balanced and with great depth. This is the best version of this bottling so far, and it seems like 2016 could be a great overall vintage, based on some other wines I sampled from cask (many of them have an extended élevage). 21,550 bottles and 624 magnums were filled unfiltered and unfined in November 2017.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (12x75cl)
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2017

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

2017 was an unusually short crop as a result of terrible frost in April 2017, when thermometers reached -10 degrees Celsius in some places. The 2017 Pícaro del Águila Tinto, their entry-level and most approachable red, was seriously affected, of course. They lost some 60% of the volume, but the wine is incredible for the condition of the year. It feels a little more mysterious, not as expressive or open, a bit reductive perhaps, but the aromas are clean and don't show any excess ripeness. They did an amazing job eliminating all the raisins that didn't make it into the fermentation vat, and the extra workload has clearly paid off. The wine has some grip and fine, chalky tannins. 17,025 bottles and 487 magnums produced. It was bottled unfiltered and unfined and with just a little sulfur added in October 2018 after 12 months in oak barrels.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (6x150cl)
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2017

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2017 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

2017 was an unusually short crop as a result of terrible frost in April 2017, when thermometers reached -10 degrees Celsius in some places. The 2017 Pícaro del Águila Tinto, their entry-level and most approachable red, was seriously affected, of course. They lost some 60% of the volume, but the wine is incredible for the condition of the year. It feels a little more mysterious, not as expressive or open, a bit reductive perhaps, but the aromas are clean and don't show any excess ripeness. They did an amazing job eliminating all the raisins that didn't make it into the fermentation vat, and the extra workload has clearly paid off. The wine has some grip and fine, chalky tannins. 17,025 bottles and 487 magnums produced. It was bottled unfiltered and unfined and with just a little sulfur added in October 2018 after 12 months in oak barrels.
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Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018 (12x75cl)
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2018

Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

I tasted two vintages of the entry-level red, of which the young 2018 Pícaro del Águila Tinto had just been bottled and should be released soon. This is their most approachable red, and it has the depth, concentration and nuance of the best wines from many wineries. It's produced in a more jovial style, but the wine comes from old vines that always have a field blend with small percentages of whatever grapes that are all fermented together, and these vines always produce a serious and deep wine. In 2018, it matured in French oak barrels for 11 months. This is very young and tender, expressive and aromatic, very much in line with the 2016. It has lots of energy and power, more than you might think, and it's serious. It's drinkable now, but it should get even better with some time in bottle. 44,680 bottles and 787 magnums were filled in September 2019.
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Pingus Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero 2016 (3x150cl)
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2016

Pingus Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero 2016 (3x150cl)

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I also tasted the unbottled 2016 Flor de Pingus before, so a revisit now, some 15 months after it was bottled, was due. There is great freshness in these 2016s, with a character that reminded me of orange peel, citrus and floral. There is great balance in the palate, and the tannins are velvety within the faintly rustic character of the zone; keeping the style of the zone, that texture is what Peter Sisseck calls three-dimensional tannins—very clean and focused, long and tasty and ending with great freshness. They were able to harvest early with proper ripeness and tons of freshness; in fact, that year they finished harvesting when some had not even started in the zone... In the future, they will include some Garnacha in the blend of Flor de Pingus (starting with 2018 with a very small percentage), as they have planted some vines selected from old vineyards in the region. They now have 35 hectares from four parajes in the village of La Horra for this wine, and in 2016, they produced 105,000 bottles. It was bottled in June 2018.
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Valdaya Mirum Ribera Duero 2018 (6x75cl)
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2018

Valdaya Mirum Ribera Duero 2018 (6x75cl)

Tim Atkin MW (97)

Valdaya's top red, Mirum, keeps improving with every vintage and is now among the best wines in Ribera del Duero. Made with Tinto Fino from old-vine parcels - Los Bueyes and Las Piedras - in Baños de Valdearodos, it's very much a limestone-influenced style from 925 metres, with subtle wood, chalky minerality, red berry fruit, tension and floral, violet top notes. Long, stylish and beautifully judged. 2022-30
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Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)
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2006

Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

Incredibly floral and beautiful with dark berry, spice, cedar and mint. Chinese plums. Asian spices. Bark. Tea. Full body, dense and so soft and complex. The finish goes on for minutes. Endless and fine. January 2017 release. This reminds me of the gorgeous 1991 or 1964. Drink forever. A wine that you want to spend time with.
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Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 (3x75cl)
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2009

Vega Sicilia Unico 2009 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (98)

I tasted a bottle of the 2009 Único blind and was taken by the freshness, the red fruit notes and the Burgundian-like characteristics of this vintage, which on paper was quite warm and dry. I also tasted the 2009 Valbuena, which is always more approachable, and was blown away by its aromatics. With time in the glass the Único opened up and got closer to the character of Valbuena but with more depth and clout, while showing extremely elegant. I tasted it again in the context of all the wines from the group, and it delivered all that I saw when I tasted it blind. It takes some time to unfurl its aromatic palette, and it feels young and somewhat undeveloped, younger than it is. It has a touch that made me think of the old vintages of Único on the nose but with very polished tannins and a soft mouthfeel that provides elegance. This is a wine that ages for no less than ten years before it's released. 2009 seems like a great vintage for Vega Sicilia, much better than what I anticipated. It should develop nicely in bottle. 74,274 bottles, 3,390 magnums, 209 double magnums and 22 imperials were produced. It has been in bottle since June 2015.
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Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial Release 2019 (3x75cl)
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2019

Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial Release 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Vintages blended seamlessly together. Unique to Vega Sicilia. The tobacco, spice and earthy depth here is terrific. Very complex iodine and almost oyster shell minerals. An array of red and black cherries and plums. Very complex. Very fresh. A blend of 2006, 2007 and 2009. Try in 2022.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2004 (3x75cl)
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2004

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2004 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

The saturated purple 2004 Valbuena offers up an expressive perfume of mineral, scorched earth, espresso, incense, and black cherry. This is followed by a medium to full-bodied, intensely flavored, spicy wine with layers of fruit, soft tannins, and a pure, lengthy finish. It will benefit from another 5-7 years of bottle age and offer optimal drinking from 2015 to 2029.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (3x75cl)
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2013

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

This wine was re-tasted prior to this report with similar descriptors to my previous tasting for a report I published earlier this year and the score was the same. Cropped from an unusually cold and rainy vintage in which they will not bottle Único, the 2013 Valbuena is always released in its fifth year. It's mostly Tempranillo with 5% Merlot that was put through a three- to four-day cold soak in the oak vats, where it fermented with indigenous yeasts and was pumped over. It matured in new and used 225-liter French and American oak barriques and also in 20,000-liter oak vats, where the larger vessels respect the fruit, especially in a more fragile vintage like 2013. It's a very elegant and fresh Valbuena with a developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins and a supple, long finish where the oak is still quite obvious. I liked it very much and consider it a triumph over the challenges of the year. 150,650 bottles and some larger formats were produced. It was bottled in June 2015.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (6x75cl)
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2013

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

This wine was re-tasted prior to this report with similar descriptors to my previous tasting for a report I published earlier this year and the score was the same. Cropped from an unusually cold and rainy vintage in which they will not bottle Único, the 2013 Valbuena is always released in its fifth year. It's mostly Tempranillo with 5% Merlot that was put through a three- to four-day cold soak in the oak vats, where it fermented with indigenous yeasts and was pumped over. It matured in new and used 225-liter French and American oak barriques and also in 20,000-liter oak vats, where the larger vessels respect the fruit, especially in a more fragile vintage like 2013. It's a very elegant and fresh Valbuena with a developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins and a supple, long finish where the oak is still quite obvious. I liked it very much and consider it a triumph over the challenges of the year. 150,650 bottles and some larger formats were produced. It was bottled in June 2015.
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Vizcarra Ribera Del Duero Celia 2009 (6x75cl)
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2009

Vizcarra Ribera Del Duero Celia 2009 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (90)

The 2009 Celia Vizcarra comes from 57-year-old vines in Mambrilla de Castrejon and is blended with 7% Garnacha, then raised in new 400-liter barrels for 18 months. It has a dense, very pure bouquet with dark cherries, blueberry and a hint of violet that blossoms nicely with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with fine delineation: silky smooth with red cherries, blueberry and orange zest that leads to a refined, caressing finish where the oak is in synch with the fruit. Very fine. Drink 2013-2020.
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