2001 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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Vega Sicilia is the maker of this 2001 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año ($239.50), a red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero vinified with tinto fino, tempranillo, merlot and cabernet sauvignon from 2001 and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The 2001 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with foie and hard cheese. Uvinum users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 93+ and wine spectator: 88.

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2001 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo and Tinto Fino)

TASTING NOTES OF Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2001:
- View: cherry red, purple hues.
- Nose: explosion of fruit and oak.
- Mouth: velvety tannins.

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.
VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia
GRAPES: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

WINE PAIRING: soups and stews, poultry, grilled meats, foie, rice, red meat, lamb.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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 5º Año 2001

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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4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2001

The Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal wine to pair it with wild boar sausages. I was invited by a friend to try this Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año.
I was impressed by its colour. The wine...
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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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