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Vega Sicilia Único Reserva Especial - Edición 2019

Vega Sicilia Único Reserva Especial - Edición

2019
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The "Único" Reserva Especial is released as a non-vintage blend and brings together only the finest ...

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Details for Vega Sicilia Único Reserva Especial - Edición 2019

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Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2019

Review

The "Único" Reserva Especial is released as a non-vintage blend and brings together only the finest fruit of Vega Sicilia's best harvests. Traditional in its concept, it dates back to times when most bodegas sold their wines directly from the cask, as bottling was uncommon.

After harvest, the current year's wine was offered along with the 'Reserva Especial', blending the best harvests and defining the bodega as its most representational wine.

Dark cherry red in colour, it has an elegant nose and a refined, spicy bouquet. Concentrated and mature, this classic wine also draws into the composition the extremely fine wood used in ageing and the importance of time spent in bottle, which endow it with roundness, subtlety and powerfulness.

NOTA: The 2019 Release is a blend of the 2006, 2007 and 2009 vintages of Vega Sicilia Único.

  • Soil:Calcareous-clay / Alluvial / Pebbles
  • Climate:Continental with atlantic influence
  • ViewRuby red
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Black fruit / Elegant / Cedar
  • Mouth:Powerful / Rounded / Well-integrated wood
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 17ºC and 18ºC
  • Decanting:Decanting is recommended

Bodegas Vega Sicilia

Bodegas Vega Sicilia

Founded in 1864 by Eloy Lecanda and run today by the Álvarez family, Vega Sicilia is the most emblematic winery in Spain. It is in fact one of the oldest in Spain and undoubtedly one of the best in the world. Located in Valbuena de Duero, its name comes from ‘vega’, the Spanish word to describe the low-lying fertile land beside the Duero River, and a phonetic deformation of Cecilia, as the estate was originally known as Coto de Santa Cecilia.  Eve...