2006 Vega Sicilia Único

Vega Sicilia (Ribera del Duero)

RP98GP95

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Good things come to those who wait. But the wait is worth it. The 2006 vintage of Vega Sicilia Único - which promises to be one of the most memorable of the 2000s- has finally reached the market after twelve years of waiting (two years longer than usual) and after the 2007 (which went on the market in 2015) and 2008 (in 2016) vintages had been sold.

The longer time in casks allowed Vega Sicilia Único 2006 to atain the levels of complexity characteristic of a wine that has spent so much time resting, making it a vintage that can be drunk immediately. In this wine, you will appreciate a beautiful aromatic complexity, texture and elegance. although it will also evolve in the bottle, as is to be expected with a great wine like this.

Wide, deep, of unprecedented elegance: 2006 is a great vintage via which to discover one of the most important wines of Spain and one of the global standards of Ribera del Duero, without which the D.O could not be properly understood.

Technical sheet · Vega Sicilia Único

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP98GP95
Grapes: Tinto Fino (94%), Cabernet Sauvignon (6%)
Pairing: AppetizersMeatPâté or foie grasRoastBraised BeefRed meatBar-B-QLambBoarFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 17-18ºC
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Description · Vega Sicilia

2006 Vega Sicilia Único (Tinto Fino and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING of Vega Sicilia Unico 2006 :

  • View: deep red
  • Nose: floral aromas with notes of black berries, spices, cedar and mint. You can also enjoy touches of bark and tea.
  • Mouth: a good structure both dense and complex. The final lasts several minutes.

DESIGNATION: Ribera del Duero

VINEYARD: Bodegas Vega Sicilia

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tinto Fino,

AGING: a minimum of 10 years in French and American oak barrels as well as an extra two years aging in the bottle.

PREPARATION: 40 hectares are used to produce this wine.

ACCOMPANYING: rich and intense dishes characteristic of French cuisine.

TEMPERATURE: 17-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 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 very...

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Vinexus Wein Shop

Posted on at 12.30

4/5

Vega Sicilia Único 2006

Opulent, aromatic dense and concentrated palate shows the how absolutely right it was to rigorously reduce the income in 2003 - the result is great, powerful, layered with clearly structured tannins, terrific length and enormous potential.

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Edward Harris

Posted on at 20.04

4 /5

3 X Ribera del Duero Unico-Bodegas Vega Sicilia 2006

On a beach bar.
An intense red colour. I cleary noticed toasty notes. Full-bodied.
John Mccarthy

Posted on at 20.04

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva 2006

Pretty aromas of nuts. A little bit salty but it was very good.
A great wine.
Pauline Harris

Posted on at 15.29

4 /5

Vega Sicilia Único 2006

TASTING NOTES OF 2006 Vega Sicilia Único:
- View: Deep ruby.
- Nose: fresh notes on the nose, framed in the classic bouquet of this wine.
- Mouth: a fine attack, firm mouth pass without fanfare and mineral finish, sapid elegant hues all the way.

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon

AGEING: finishing the fermentation process, 14 months in wooden vats, 18 months in new oak barrels, 8 months in semi-new casks and 24 months in wooden vats large capacity. Rest in bottle to marketing.

PAIRING: big and small game; wild boar, deer, roe deer, red meats, roasts, stews or roast lamb.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%
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Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 2007

Raúl Rey Insua
Raúl Rey Insua

4/5

High quality wine

Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 2004

Anonymous
Anonymous

5/5

A very large in Spain. Magnificent !

Reviews about Vega Sicilia Único 2000

Guía Peñín
Guía Peñín

5/5

Peñín Guide 2011 rating
- Tasting notes: Color: deep cherry. Nose: spicy, old leather, complex,
ripe fruit, waxy notes. Palate: fleshy, complex, good structure,
fruity, powerful, flavourful
- Score: 95