1976 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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Vega Sicilia elaborates this 1976 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año ($264.75), a red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero vinified with tempranillo from 1976 and comes with an alcohol content of 5%. The 1976 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and foie. At Uvinum, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.
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Valbuena is the "youngest" wine of Vega Sicilia, and the winery's second wine, a well rounded reserve with aromatic richness, and an essential in our collection. The winery (founded in 1864) became the gold standard of Spanish wine in 1915, precisely the year in which Valbuena red wine was first marketed. Vega Sicilia ages Valbuena wine for 5 years (3 in wood and 2 in the bottle), hence its name: Valbuena 5th Year.

On the other hand, the Valbuena wine represents the winery's most contemporary line, with its own style, distinctive from the emblematic Único y Único Reserva Especial, although with the same characteristics of quality. It has a somewhat shorter ageing and comes from younger vines and, in its composition, is mainly Tempranillo (Tinto Fino) and Merlot. The 1976 vintage was one of the best of the recent history of Ribera and is evident in this wine with extremely refined texture. As the rules of the house dictate, it is a wine of great maturity and elegance, which only reaches the consumer when it is ready for consumption, with well-tanned oak and a complex relationship between vinosity and fruit. In any case, In any case, Valbuena is a Spanish great and a sure asset to uncork on the best occasions.

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1976 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:
- View: 1976 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año has a cherry color with a base coat, colored tile edges.
- Nose: good intensity is appreciated and is accented with sweet memories and even reminding port wines.
- Mouth: With a touch of acidity, this wine goes well and you have to go tasting cup to unveil its hidden treasures.

Grapes: Tinta Fina, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Albillo.
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Vega Sicilia winery is probably the most recognized Spanish wine-growing estate on international level. It was founded by Eloy Lecanda in 1864. During its nearly 150 years of history, the owners of the winery changed but the wines always have kept their personality: concentrated, genres and...

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4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 Año Año 1976

Vega Sicilia became a part of the Alvarez family life in 1982. Since then it has been producing a solid growth, constant, with the incorporation of wines from different wine regions, new approach to consumers around the world and established the foundation for a promising and successful future....
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5° Año 1976

VEGA SICILIA Valbuena 5 ° 1976 - Red wine - vintage 1976 Region: Spain-Spain. Appellation: Ribera del Duero. Chateau / Domain: VEGA SICILIA Valbuena 5 °. . . You want to buy this wine VEGA SICILIA...
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2012

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

black fruit, laurel, cocoa, round, elegant, long. 95 points
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2010

Nico Bour
Nico Bour

5/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2010 - grandioso vino
I was lucky last week at a dinner to enjoy this piece of wine! Thanks Paul;)) We let oxygenate few minutes (cost endure) and the truth is that this is tremendous Ribera del Duero. Elegant, intense...
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2009

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

Blueberries, laurel, chocolate, meaty, balanced, long. 95 points
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Moras, laurel, chocolate, tasty, long.
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2006

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4.5/5

 Black pepper, chocolate, complete, tasty. A wine estate, a luxury wine
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