Vega Sicilia was the brainchild of Don Eloy Lecanda y Chaves, who arrived in Spain from Bordeaux in the mid-19th century. With him, he brought Bordelais grape varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec - and created vineyards from them, as well as Tinto Fino (the local name for Tempranillo). This impeccably run winery has changed hands several times over the years and since 1982 has been owned by the Alvarez family. And they have started working beyond the boundaries of Ribera del Duero in Toro (Pintia) and with a joint venture with the Rothschilds in Rioja (Macan).
Case of 3 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £321.23
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A beautifully well-defined nose that takes in scents of smoky bacon, mineral earth, cocoa and dried herbs framing the slightly high-toned dark plum fruit aromas. This is dense-but-fresh across the tongue and there's a hint of dried meat (biltong?) within. A mid-weight wine, less bulky than some previous vintages, but it is really very elegant, offering lasting, fresh grip. super shape and style here. And it becomes very minerally fresh in its grip. Stonking. Bowes Wine original note
"Truly spectacular! 96/100." Luis Gutierrez
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