Vega Sicilia Unico 2008 750ml - Toast Wines by Taste
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Vega Sicilia Unico 2008 750ml
SKU: 20934

Vega Sicilia Unico 2008

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750ml
$425.99

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Category Red Wine
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Region Spain, Ribera del Duero
Brand Vega Sicilia
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Unico comes from the oldest vines of the property. In addition to Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon provides more of composition merlot. Although it is old, red maintains its resiliency provided by good acidity balanced with a resounding alcohol. It has an intense ripe cherry color, with the sharp edge of a correct wine. Prevalent in the aromas are the notes of toasty wood, a result of its evolution during his years in cask. Amplitude has aged but clean flavors of wood, dry and pleasantly bitter tannins from oak, with his touch of light sweetness of the wine's spirit.
Wine Spectator
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Savory flavors of tobacco, mineral, smoke and spice frame a core of cherry and pomegranate in this red. Harmonious and graceful, supported by well-integrated tannins and fresh acidity. Has deceptive depth and complexity. Drink now through 2028. 9,800 cases made.

Thomas Matthews, September 30, 2016
Wine Enthusiast
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Aromas of raisin and cassis lean in the direction of overripe. This is less elegant and more blocky than most bottlings of Unico, but with ripe, loamy blackberry and plum flavors, it tastes great. A slightly hollow but round finish with mild residual tannins suggests that this be drunk now through 2024.

Michael Schachner, August 1, 2016

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