Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Valbuena 5° Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend

9.41163 ratings
9.3223 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
Stephen Mathews

Happy anniversary, mom and pop!

Happy anniversary, mom and pop!

Jul 6th, 2018
Beau Carson

Otherworldly good! Smoky, peppery, sweet cherry, and still apparent oak. Amazing this is still a baby with plenty of life ahead of it!

Otherworldly good! Smoky, peppery, sweet cherry, and still apparent oak. Amazing this is still a baby with plenty of life ahead of it!

Feb 21st, 2018
Jeff Stewart

Private Collections Wine Director

9.5

Love it! Drink now...

Love it! Drink now...

Feb 20th, 2018
Chris MacLean

Singing and singing.

Singing and singing.

Feb 19th, 2018
Charlie Evans

Always so vibrant

Always so vibrant

Jan 18th, 2018
Connor McMahon

First time having this. Very beautiful Tempranillo.

First time having this. Very beautiful Tempranillo.

Jan 6th, 2018
Adam Crane

Shows off some of the Terroir in one of the best parts of Ribera del Douro at a fraction of the price of VS.

Shows off some of the Terroir in one of the best parts of Ribera del Douro at a fraction of the price of VS.

Nov 29th, 2017
Lauren Domenech

Velvety texture and all the dark red fruit was singing!

Velvety texture and all the dark red fruit was singing!

Nov 20th, 2017
Neal Dessouky

Won’t improve in quality and is fully mature. Very smooth and resolved with good complexity.

Won’t improve in quality and is fully mature. Very smooth and resolved with good complexity.

Nov 4th, 2017
MICHAEL COOPER

Owner TomeVinos wine shops, WSET Level 3, Blogger www.spanishwinesandmore.com, blog.tomevinos.com

9.3

Lovely. Like a grand Bordeaux. Very few Spanish wines and very few '89s can reach this quality. No particles or deposits. Perfect cork. Plums prunes pipe tabacco and a good leather aroma. Perfect.

Lovely. Like a grand Bordeaux. Very few Spanish wines and very few '89s can reach this quality. No particles or deposits. Perfect cork. Plums prunes pipe tabacco and a good leather aroma. Perfect.

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