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Valbuena 2008 Vega Sicilia

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Classification
Type Red
Brand Vega Sicilia
Vintage 2008
Country Spain
Region

Ribera del Duero

Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable 2022
Stock 0

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Winespectator (94)

The 2008 Valbuena is produced with Tempranillo and 7% Merlot and Malbec from a cold, rainy season and late harvest. It reminds me of the Riberas of yesteryear, sharper with a slight rusticity, long and sharp. Once fermented, the wine matured for seven months in 20,000-liter oak vats, 12 months in new barriques (equal parts French and American oak), three months in used barrels and then six months in the vats again before being bottled in May 2011. The aromas are subtle, there is fruit, but there is soil and above all there is harmony. The palate is long rather than round, with some blood orange notes, sharp and austere, a serious wine that should age very well. The average production of Valbuena is around 180,000 bottles and 2008 was no exception. Drink now-2022

4.2 stars - 2 professional reviews
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