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2014 Macan, Rothschild & Vega Sicilia

2014 Macan, Rothschild & Vega Sicilia

Ref: VEGA146
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV

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 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£246.00
duty paid price: £311.27
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Rothschild & Vega Sicilia
AppellationAppellation: Rioja
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Spain
RegionRegion: Rioja
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2020-2026
MaturityMaturity: Not Yet Ready
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Tempranillo
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

The nose is rich and plus, redolent of dark plums and chocolate. And the entry is all chocolate and plum, too, before the rich, fine and integrated tannins kick in and plunge forwards, finally becoming drily mineral. This is a long wine, with a dense push through. Very long and the grip at the back is pretty intense. Fully structured finish here. Superb example. Bowes Wine original note

"It's a serious, modern and nicely crafted Tempranillo with a touch of sweet spices and smoke. It should continue evolving nicely in bottle." Luis Gutierrez

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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