2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

RP94WE89GP94GR96

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Vega Sicilia is the maker of this 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año ($143.17), a red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero produced with tempranillo, merlot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon, tinta fina and tinto fino from the 2008 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The 2008 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año is the ideal red to combine with hard cheese and dry cheese. Uvinum users rate this red wine with 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

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75 cl Other volumes
Score: RP94WE89GP94GR96
Grapes: Tinto Fino (93%), Tinta Fina, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Tempranillo
Pairing: AppetizersMeatRiceDuckGrilled foieSoups and stewsBrothHam and sausagesCheesePâté or foie grasBraised BeefRed meatGameGrilled meatsFoieDry cheeseHard cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2030
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Description · Vega Sicilia

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

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

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 very...

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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 20.03

4/5

Viña Valbuena 2008

A Ribera del Duero with brown edges. The Viña Valbuena exudes aromas of violets.This Ribera del Duero stands out for its warm and balanced character.
It was too well-bodied for our meal.
I tasted...
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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 03.50

4/5

Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5º Año 2008

Tempranillo, Merlot

Country Spain
Alcohol content: 13.5 °
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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 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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