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2006 Vega Sicilia - Tempranillo


2006 Vega Sicilia

Unico - Ribera de Duero

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I tasted the 2006 Único again, and it's clearly the best Único produced in the last few years, to which I don't find much logic, as on paper 2004 and 2005 were better years in Ribera del Duero. However it is, the 2006 is a fantastic modern Vega Sicilia in the making, powerful and clean, still very young and marked by the élevage with a whiff of American oak and a creamy texture in the palate. It should age very well for a very long time. I'd wait to pull the cork, even if it's drinkable and quite showy already. This is the current vintage in 2018, even if the 2007 and 2008 were released before it and even before the 2005. In 2019 they will release the 2009. 93,993 bottles, 2,552 magnums, 165 double magnums and six imperials were produced. L.G. for Robert Parker 98

Item: Wine-342765
Year: 2006
Producer: Vega Sicilia
Designation: Unico
Varietal: Tempranillo
Region: Ribera del Duero, Spain
Wine Advocate: 98



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