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
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duty paid price: £246.47
A creamy-dark sort of a nose, really rather smoky showing its ripe bramble fruit and masses of dry spice: clove and rooty liquorice aromas. Entry is really very plush after which it gains in very fine, earthy-mineral, dense structure. Not a big wine, but a wine of really good freshness, with excellent fresh grip towards the back. Super stuff and rather less assertive than the norm for Toro. Bowes Wine original note
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