1996 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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The 1996 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año ($215.06) of Vega Sicilia: a red wine from Ribera del Duero with the best tempranillo and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 1996 vintage and presents an alcohol content of 13%. The 1996 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and foie. Uvinum users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: wine spectator: 88.

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1996 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:
- View: 1996 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is maroon cherry with orange trim.
- Nose: Excellent oxidative evolution, the result of a well-seasoned oak, characteristic of red signature trait. From his own personality is reminiscent of its varieties, with a hint of ripe red fruit.
- Palate: The palate has a Vega Sicilia Unico that but with the complexity of the vinous-fruity association leaner structure.
PRODUCER: Bodegas Vega Sicilia
GRAPES: 80% Tinto Fino, 10% Merlot, 10% Malbec.
ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 1996

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon - Tempranillo

Alcohol: 14, 0
State: Spain
Contents: 0, 75 l
The property was once known as "Pagos de la Vega de Santa Cecilia", then become Vega Sicilia. It is located in the heart of Old Castile, in the famous wine region of Ribera del Duero. The vineyards are located...
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 1996

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 1996 Red
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 1996

The Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 1996 - Red Wine, with 0. 75 Lt / 25 4 Fl oz bottle is a Red Wine made in Spain Castilla y León.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 1996

Red wine - 1996 - Bodega Vega-Sicilia Tinto Valbuena Reserva 5 ano - Spain - Region: Rbera del Duero - Apellation: Rbera del Duero - Tempranillo - 750 ml.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 1996

The Valbuena, described by Vega Sicilia as a second wine, is anything but an ordinary wine. It consists of Tinto Fino, a variety of Tempranillo, Merlot and Malbec. No. 5 means that it is aged 2-3...
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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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