2015 Alión

Bodegas Alión (Ribera del Duero)


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In the beginning the Alión 2015 was considered a "second class" wine and was the ace in the hole of the Vega Sicilia wineries; however, as time went on and it began to obtain recognition among its consumers, it managed to position itself as an authentic wine with its own stamp: a renowned red wine in the Ribera del Duero.

The Alión 2015 comes from vineyards that are between 25 and 30 years old and that exalt the richness of the Tinto FIno variety. The harvest is manual and a careful selection of the fruit is made to guarantee the best possible quality. The end result is an elegant, intense, and balanced red that will perfectly accompany your barbecue and cooked meats.

Technical sheet · Alión

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Bodegas Alión
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP93GP93
Grapes: Tempranillo, Tinto Fino
Pairing: AppetizersMeatSoups and stewsPâté or foie grasRed meatGrilled meatsFoieRagout
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Aging: Reserva
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Description · Bodegas Alión

2015 Alión (Tempranillo and Tinto Fino)


  • View: intense and brilliant ruby ​​color with violet hues.
  • Nose: Intense aromas and citrus fruit, with notes of wild berries, violets and spices.
  • Mouth: enveloping flavor with spicy notes of wild red fruits and well integrated tannins.

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero (Castilla y Leon, Spain).

VINEYARD: Bodegas Alión.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Tinto Fino.

AGEING: No undergoes a process of maturation.

PREPARATION: After the grapes are selected carefully and handpicked, they undergo a fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures between 24 and 27 °C for 7 days.

PAIRING: Pasta with meat sauce, aged cheeses, roasted red meats and sausages.



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Highlighted review about 2015 Alión

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

Posted on at 02.27


Alion 2015

Aromas of plums, bay leaf and vanilla. The palate is broad, silky and balanced. The legendary Vega Sicilia winery this wine is put your magic to reach more consumers. This wine has become its own merits in one of the classics of the Ribera del Duero. 93 points

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Vinexus Wein Shop

Posted on at 04.54

4 /5

Alion 2015

A dream of Tinto Fino, opulent, powerful, elegant, with a ad infinitum nuanced flavors range from floral to fruity, spicy to from mineral, supported by excellent matured tannins.
Vinos Baco

Posted on at 08.12

4 /5

Alión Reserva 2015

- Tasting notes: Dark cherry red with violet reflections. High, clean and bright. Slightly tinted tear. Nose clean and very intense. Good balance between aromas of black and red fruit, ripe and pleasant toasted notes. Spicy hints (vanilla, nutmeg, pepper), a note of snuff, soft hints of cocoa, a subtle mineral and light balsamic touch. Good tour with a very fruity, balanced with wood, very subtle and spicy memories. Step tasty, meaty and expressive. Sweet and fine tannins, still something blotters. Good acidity that deepens and defines. long and very persistent finish.
- ALCOHOL: 14º
- PAIRING: Pulses, Roasted red meats, Stews, Civet, Small game, Game animals, Semi-mature Cheese.
Blanco & Gomez  Wine Merchants INT

Posted on at 12.19

4 /5

Alion 2015

A bright deep red color with streaks of violet. Full and elegant on the nose, with a wide range of aromas, such as vanilla, ripe fruits, compote and syrups. The palate is opulent and elegant with harmonious tannins providing a subtle backbone to the wine; great aromatic persistence in the mouth. Designed to drink well on release, the tannins will nevertheless support at least 10 years further ageing.
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Alión 2012

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo


Raspberry, cocoa, licorice, tasty, balanced, long. 93 points

Reviews about Alión 2011

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo


Blueberry, cocoa, licorice, tasty, round, deep. 93 points
Elisabeth Banyols
Elisabeth Banyols


A powerful wine, structured and serious. The Vega Sicilia eonologue of this wine works like any other, with passion and expertise. A wine that has become one of the great wines of Spain in a very short time.