Red

2004 Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Ribera del Duero Único

Tempranillo Blend

  • Spain
  • Castilla y León
  • Ribera del Duero
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Community Tasting Notes 25

  • RayOB Likes this wine: (96 points)

    June 7, 2016 - Drank at 67
    Still young with some slight tannins. Rich concentrated body with toffee and plush red fruit. Some people will love this style and some people will not (similar to the 2000). I like it.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Philippe_C wrote: (96 points)

    April 24, 2016 - Nose of dark chocolate, sandalwood, cèpes de Bordeaux, ripe red and black fruit... WOW super concentrated ripe red fruit, loads of super silky tannins, lenght of 30 sec, beautiful wine!!

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • BitDrErik Likes this wine: (95 points)

    April 14, 2016 - Vega Sicilia master class. Zita Rojkovitch ásamt Vínskólanum og Beri ehf. (Hótel Reykjavík Centrum, Aðalstræti 16): Smá brúnir tónar í jaðri. Jarðartónar í ilmi. Kirsuber og smá vanilla í bragði. Svakaleg tannín. Mikil sýra en samt frábært jafnvægi. Ótrúlega gott vín. Líklega rétt að detta inn í drykkjarglugga. Gæti jafnvel átt eftir að hækka um 1 til 2 punkta með meiri þroska.

  • dsruban wrote: (93 points)

    November 15, 2015 - Great fruit and concentration. Moderate+ finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Wineguy76 wrote: (97 points)

    November 5, 2015 - Part of an outstanding vertical tasting at 67 Pall Mall. We had the privilege of trying 15 vintages of Unico from 1980 to 2007, and my personal favourite turned out to be the 2004 (although the prime time 1986 was a very close second). The wine is still in its infancy stage and just starting to show its amazing potential. Boasting a deep crimson core it is packed with vibrant aromas of toasted caramel, damp forest floor, black currant and fresh picked flowers. It is medium to full bodied and soft as silk as it envelops the palate with delightfully intertwined layers of cassis, vanilla, tobacco leaf and cedar wood. All of this on the backdrop of an exquisite minerality which makes the wine even more "Unico". The velvety finish lingers on and on. The 2004 needs more time to blossom; let it cruise in the cellar for another 2 to 3 years, and enjoy it over the next 2 decades. A stunner!

    5 people found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas Vega-Sicilia
  • Varietal Tempranillo Blend
  • Designation Único
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Castilla y León
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Ribera del Duero
  • UPC Codes 097985152435, 8436014242082, 8436014243485

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 171 (7%)
  • In Cellars 2,093 (82%)
  • Consumed 301 (12%)

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