Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)
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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 1987 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.
Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||1987 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo|
|Pairing:||MeatRiceDuckAppetizersBraised BeefRed meatGrilled meatsPâté or foie grasGrilled foieSoups and stewsBrothHam and sausagesCheeseFoieHard cheese|
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Description · Vega Sicilia
1987 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Tempranillo)
TASTING NOTES OF 1987 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año:
- View: Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 ° Year 1987 is cherry red with orange trim
- Nose: aromas of ripe red fruit.
- Mouth: balanced, tasty, fresh and elegant. Of velvety, round, with soft tannins and well-placed wood. Persistent.
GRAPES: Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon
AGEING: Aged in new oak barrels, American and French, before passing a semi-new casks.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C and 18 °C
PAIRING: soups and vegetables, ratatouille with eggs or green beans with foie, poultry, grilled meats, stews and braised meats, rice with vegetables, or with lobster, lamb roast or stew.
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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