Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Unico Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend

9.514 ratings
9.42 pro ratings
Ribera del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain
Tempranillo Blend
Duck, Pasta, Beans & Peas, Goose, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Game, Baking Spices, Herbs, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Venison, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Onion, Chicken, Veal, Paella
Top Notes For
Charles Antin

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

9.4

Exceptional structure and persistence

Exceptional structure and persistence

1 person found it helpfulSep 19th, 2018
Conrad Green

What a nose- dark plummy fruit with a dense midpalate bursting with flavor. Very young but really balanced and pure. In a couple of decades this should be incredible.

What a nose- dark plummy fruit with a dense midpalate bursting with flavor. Very young but really balanced and pure. In a couple of decades this should be incredible.

1 person found it helpfulAug 3rd, 2018
Vijay Parikh

Extraordinarily polished for so young a wine, rich, plummy, with multiple flavors all well integrated, long finish. Absolutely worth opening one now though will likely pay off if held for long term aging. Likely good for another two decades

Extraordinarily polished for so young a wine, rich, plummy, with multiple flavors all well integrated, long finish. Absolutely worth opening one now though will likely pay off if held for long term aging. Likely good for another two decades

Dec 29th, 2018
John Osgood

Massive young red. Rather tannic but showing pedigree and refinement.

Massive young red. Rather tannic but showing pedigree and refinement.

Dec 11th, 2018
Mike Evans

Rich and intense dark fruit, anise and star anise, with plenty of oak spiraled through like a marbled rye, lots of fine tannin on the finish, still a baby, but if you have a lot it is worth drinking one now.

Rich and intense dark fruit, anise and star anise, with plenty of oak spiraled through like a marbled rye, lots of fine tannin on the finish, still a baby, but if you have a lot it is worth drinking one now.

Dec 8th, 2018
Jwa-Min Nam

Chocolate, dark berries and a hint of mint with a milky flavor and an incredible balance. Elegance is written all over it. Just lots of potential is still there for evolution. One of the best wines I have ever tasted.

Chocolate, dark berries and a hint of mint with a milky flavor and an incredible balance. Elegance is written all over it. Just lots of potential is still there for evolution. One of the best wines I have ever tasted.

Oct 2nd, 2018
Chris England

After a tiring day shopping 👠 👜 with Mrs E you gotta love Barcelona that you can pop to the local supermarket next to the hotel, grab some meat, cheeses, hummus & bread as well as a €295 98-100 Point by Vega Sicilia Unico 🤣 & a decanter + some glasses, then sit in your room overlooking the beach & city to chill @ sunset 😎 💗 Barcelona 🇪🇸

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Drinking superb already but will become legendary 😍

📍 Vega Sicilia Unico 2006

🏵 97 points w/ huge potential but I prefer 04 at this crazy price 😁

💥 14% ABV

🍇 94% Tempranillo & 6% Cabernet Sauvignon

🍷 Opaque pitch black ruby

👃 A heady intoxicating nose of date & prune jam, chocolate kinky goo sauce, raspberry & cherry Black Forest gateaux, melted liquorice, smoked dry cured meat, mint infused fresh cut cedar & herbs w/ spiced damson plums & subtle oak 😍

👄 Full bodied rich & ripe raspberry & cherry through creamy cocoa w/ dark plum, prune, blackcurrant, liquorice & parma violets

🎯 Long prune choc cherry & raspberry gateaux cake food fight eruption in your cake hole 💥 Did somebody say food fight 🤣

After a tiring day shopping 👠 👜 with Mrs E you gotta love Barcelona that you can pop to the local supermarket next to the hotel, grab some meat, cheeses, hummus & bread as well as a €295 98-100 Point by Vega Sicilia Unico 🤣 & a decanter + some glasses, then sit in your room overlooking the beach & city to chill @ sunset 😎 💗 Barcelona 🇪🇸

⏩ scroll for night pic 🌌 on Instagram

Drinking superb already but will become legendary 😍

📍 Vega Sicilia Unico 2006

🏵 97 points w/ huge potential but I prefer 04 at this crazy price 😁

💥 14% ABV

🍇 94% Tempranillo & 6% Cabernet Sauvignon

🍷 Opaque pitch black ruby

👃 A heady intoxicating nose of date & prune jam, chocolate kinky goo sauce, raspberry & cherry Black Forest gateaux, melted liquorice, smoked dry cured meat, mint infused fresh cut cedar & herbs w/ spiced damson plums & subtle oak 😍

👄 Full bodied rich & ripe raspberry & cherry through creamy cocoa w/ dark plum, prune, blackcurrant, liquorice & parma violets

🎯 Long prune choc cherry & raspberry gateaux cake food fight eruption in your cake hole 💥 Did somebody say food fight 🤣

Sep 22nd, 2018
Jan de Weerd

Today....we ‘are’ in Spain, celebrating my birthday!! Ribera del Duero. Phenomenal nose. A head turning whiff of fresh vibrant dark cherry laced in oak greets you and is confirmed as this deep dark red liquid gold enters your mouth. A tannin spicy grip sets in at the middle palette and stays with you during the finish and after taste. Just a bit more robust and a bit more depth on the finish and it would have been a perfect score. James Suckling scored it a 100. Tammy and I score it a 96!

Today....we ‘are’ in Spain, celebrating my birthday!! Ribera del Duero. Phenomenal nose. A head turning whiff of fresh vibrant dark cherry laced in oak greets you and is confirmed as this deep dark red liquid gold enters your mouth. A tannin spicy grip sets in at the middle palette and stays with you during the finish and after taste. Just a bit more robust and a bit more depth on the finish and it would have been a perfect score. James Suckling scored it a 100. Tammy and I score it a 96!

Aug 9th, 2018
Adam Chusid

2006, 👌

2006, 👌

Jul 12th, 2018
leon egozi

leon had this 5 months ago

leon had this 5 months ago

Oct 20th, 2018