1992 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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The 1992 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año of Vega Sicilia: a red wine from Ribera del Duero based on tempranillo of 1992 and presents an alcohol content of 13%. The 1992 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and foie. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Uvinum users.
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"Since the 1992 harvest, they ferment plot by plot, and it shows. This Valbuena has almost 100 components in it, smaller lots, all of them corresponding to a plot of vines. It has all the signs of being one of the best vintages ever for this second wine from Vega Sicilia, mostly Tempranillo but with 5% Merlot that matured five months in 20,000-liter oak vats, 18 months in new barriques (equal parts French and American oak), three months in used barrels and then five months in the vats again before being bottled in May 2013. 1992 seems to have the exuberance of the 2011 and the seriousness and elegance of 2009. It has the Burgundian philosophy of terroir, with all plots fermented and aged separately, giving each vineyard what it needs in terms of vinification and elevage resulting in something like 40 separate lots to blend. This wine has gained in precision and sharpness, and is very pure with delineated aromas and flavors. It is a world-class wine, possibly the best Valbuena ever. 180,000 bottles and some bigger-sized formats were filled. The wine will be released in 2015. Drink 2016-2025". - The Wine Advocate

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1992 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:
- View: 1992 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año has a ruby ​​plum color,
- Nose: aromas of sweet black fruits mixed with licorice, earth, and spicy oak.
- Palate: Full bodied, with excellent concentration, a juicy layered texture, fine purity
PRODUCER: Bodegas Vega Sicilia
GRAPES: 65% Tinto Fino, 20% malbec, 15% merlot.
ALCOHOL: 13%

Vega Sicilia

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 1992

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 5º Año 1992

Red wine - 1992 - Bodega Vega-Sicilia Tinto Valbuena Reserva 5 ano - Spain - Region: Rbera del Duero - Apellation: Rbera del Duero - Tempranillo - 750 ml.
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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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