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
duty paid price: £253.67
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There's a distinct and very welcome floral aspect to the deliciously pure fruit of dark cherries and plums that also offers some spice. There's even a hint of violet. The palate is well structured from the front. This is a nicely grippy and very long wine with a backbone of very fine tannin that comes across as a sort of talcum paste. This really is superb. Bowes Wine original note
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