Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial 2021

Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial 2021

 

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Vega Sicilia
Unico Reserva Especial 2021
  • Vintage : 2021
  • Country : Spain
  • Region : Ribera del Duero
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Deep Full Bodied
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 13,5°
  • Grappes : 93% Tempranillo, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon

Experts Score Vintage
JS James Suckling 98 2021
RP Robert Parker 95 2021
More information on wine critics and ratings

Tasting notes: Intense ripe cherry red color , with sharp edge , a reflection that the wine is in correctly. On the nose , aromas are prevalent in the toasty wood notes with countersunk its oxidative 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 her spirit .

It is a very long wine flavor with race. Maintains resiliency provided by your good acidity balanced with a resounding alcoholic .

Vega Sicilia was founded in 1864, when Eloy Lecanda established a winery. He decided to experiment with the local grape variety, Tempranillo and the French varieties that he acquired in Bordeaux: 18,000 shoots of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Pinot Noir. Right from the outset the winery spearheaded the winemaking industry and soon gained recognition as a symbol of the Golden Legend of Spanish red wine. In 1903, the next proprietors of Vega Sicilia were the Herrero family. They… Read more

James Suckling (JS) : 98 Points (2021)
A red with plenty of blackberry, chocolate, toasted-oak, cedar and hazelnut aromas that follow through to a full body with firm, velvety tannins that are driven and deep. Finishes with black fruit and lots of hazelnut, walnut and almond undertones. Glorious now. A blend of the following vintages: 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Robert Parker (RP) : 95 Points (2021)
As has happened in the last few years, the NV Único Reserva Especial 2021 Release is composed of wines of around 10 years of age, in this case 2009, 2010 and 2011, with 2011 being the Único vintage released at the same time as this non-vintage blend. It's a tribute to the tradition and the past times, a blend of mostly Tinto Fino, the local strain of Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, and a little Cabernet Sauvignon where they look for the balance and house style by blending different vintages of Único. There are many similarities with the 2011, which can represent about one-third of the blend. There's a little more development in the aromas, some of those ripe but herbal aromas and a powerful palate but without the elegance of the 2011 vintage bottling, which has more stuffing in the mid-palate. It finishes dry, with some tannins. It's certainly younger and fresher than the Reserva Especial from yesteryear, and they are now trying to hold onto some wine to again give it some older components like in the recent past. 16,916 bottles and 257 magnums produced. It was bottled in June 2017.

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Vega Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial 2021 Reviewed by James Suckling 02-04-2021 . Score: 5