Bodegas Vega Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Tinto 1985

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

$499.00
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Item No. 6390
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2003
  • WS94
  • RP94
  • 1990
  • RP96
  • 1987
  • RP95
  • 1986
  • WE98
  • WS95
  • 1981
  • RP96
  • WE94
  • WS93
  • 1975
  • RP95
  • 1970
  • RP97
  • WS92
  • 1968
  • RP94
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Winemaker's Notes

Solid, intense, lively and pleasing color to the eye. It has violet undertones.The nose has a wide range of hints such as coffee, tobacco, lactic and fruit, which are reminiscent of compote. The hints of oak are perfectly blended. Very well structured, opulent, complex and powerful. It has all the elegance of aged wines, but maintains the liveliness of young wines. Generous and complex retronasal sensations.

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The foundations of Vega Sicilia's traditions may be found as far back as 1859, when Don Eloy Lecanda Chaves was gifted an estate by his wealthy father. The origins of the Vega Sicilia winery are officially regarded as 1864, which was when Don Eloy Lecanda Chaves returned from his travels in Bordeaux with vine cuttings, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Carmenere - all...

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Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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