2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Bodegas Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

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The 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año ($151.87) is a red wine made by Bodegas Vega Sicilia from the region of Ribera del Duero based on malbec, cabernet sauvignon, tempranillo, merlot and tinto fino of 2008 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and dry cheese. According to Uvinum users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 94 and peñín: 94.
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Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5° vintage 2008 has its own distinctive style and represents the most modern line of the winery. It is one of the biggests of Spain, offering value to open it at a very special event.

Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Consumption Temp.:
16-18ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:
2030
Weight:
3
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Description · Bodegas Vega Sicilia

2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año (Tinto Fino, Merlot, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec)

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5° vintage 2008 has its own distinctive style and represents the most modern line of the winery. It is one of the biggests of Spain, offering value to open it at a very special event.



TASTING NOTES:
- Color: Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 is ruby ​​red, intense, clean and bright.
- Nose: intense, complex and nuanced. Firstly, the dominating aromas of its aging can be appreciated which gradually give way to a red and black fruit in its maturation followed by different nuances like balsamic, spicy, roasted, smoked.
- Palate: An expressive wine, balanced, complex, well structured, long and very pleasant.

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo.

AGING: 25 months in barrels of French and American oak.
METHOD: This wine origines from younger vines and it is mainly composed by Merlot Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon.

PAIRING: stew, big game, deer
TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C.
ALCOHOL: 14.5% Vol

Bodegas 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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Posted on at 01.41

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Moras, laurel, chocolate, tasty, long.
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Posted on at 07.40

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º 2008

Red with violet nuances. Raisins. Long and mild finish.
This Ribera del Duero enlightened my brunch hour with friends.
I tasted this wine with some clients from Ribera del Duero.
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Posted on at 08.04

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 2008

I had it with cod and potatoes. I tried it on a wine tasting of wines.
Typical opacity of a . Toffee smell, followed by coffee smell. I drank in several day after I first opened it and, even...
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Posted on at 16.00

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

TASTING NOTES:
- View: In maroon cherry with orange trim, with good acidity balanced with a good alcoholic.
- Nose: Good development in the bottle, the fruit of a good first sojourn in barrel,...
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Posted on at 15.56

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

TASTING NOTES:
- View: 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena has a ruby ​​red, intense, clean and shiny.
- Nose: intense, complex, nuanced nose. Start aromas dominate its aging that gradually give way to a...
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Posted on at 15.41

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

TASTING NOTES OF 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5:
- View: ruby ​​red
- Nose: aromas of green
- Mouth: Attack fine and dandy given way to a medium soft mouth

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero (Spain)...
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Posted on at 20.05

4/5

Tinto Valbuena 2008

The  has become my best friend.
A Ribera del Duero with brown edges. Smell of coffee or wood. This is what is called a fleshy wine.
A good red to finish the meal.
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Posted on at 14.45

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5 2008

TASTING NOTES OF 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5:
- View: burgundy red, ruby ​​rim.
- Nose: balsamic notes as menthol, thyme, lavender, typical understory.
- Mouth: fine and elegant attack, medium and...
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Posted on at 06.27

3.5/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 is sublime

Posted on at 04.01

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena Año 2008

- vinified from grapes of younger vines and (hence the 5 °) nearly five years matured in barrel and in bottle, the little brother of the Unico presented with especially lots of juicy fruit
-...
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Posted on at 10.59

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008 is a red wine from the appellation of origin Ribera del Duero made by Bodegas Vega Sicilia. Valbuena, is the purest expression of the tinto fino (tempranillo) in...
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Reviews about other vintages

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 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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Elisabeth Banyols
Elisabeth Banyols

4.5/5

A great wine, which is absolutely not to be considered as a second wine. One of the rare domain to put wines on the market after years of cellar aging. It can be drunk today or keep still in the...
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