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: £814.43
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There's fresh snap tpo the aromas here: scents that include dried herbs and delicious red fruits. It's a touch high-toned, but also comes across as a little closed up. There's a pastille quality to the fruit on the palate and a distinct flavour of mint to the lightly smoky red and black plum fruit. A dense thing and a piquant-fresh wine, with concentrated tannic support. Wouldn't be surprised if this is still being enjoyed in 30 years time... Bowes Wine original note
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