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1961 Vega Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Ribera Del Duero - 1 bottle

Lot reference 19086799
1961 Vega Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Ribera Del Duero - 1 bottle

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1961 Vega Sicilia Unico Gran Reserva Ribera Del Duero 1961

Bottle size: Bottle (0.75L)
Number of bottles: 1
Region: Ribera del Duero
Year: 1961

Vega Sicilia Unique 1961 is an extraordinary red wine made by Bodega Vega Sicilia in the D.O. Ribera del Duero, a winery located in Valbuena de Duero in the province of Valladolid. Vega Sicilia is the most emblematic Spanish winery. A historical winery, more than 150 years old, it has become a myth, an icon recognized worldwide thanks to the great quality of its wines.
Vega Sicilia Unique is a wine of legend. One of those wines that any amateur longs to taste, at least once in his life. A limited production wine that is only produced in the best vintages.
It is a coupage made from the Tinto Fino variety, with a small percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes come from the oldest vineyards on the estate owned by the winery in Valbuena de Duero, an estate on the banks of the Douro River with clay-lime and alluvial soils.
The influence of a continental climate with Atlantic influence is low, with little precipitation concentrated in the spring and autumn and hot summers with great insolation.
Vega Sicilia is characterized by taking care of all the details in the elaboration. Work begins in the vineyard. Green pruning is done to eliminate clusters and thus limit the production of each strain, obtaining grapes with high concentration.
The harvest is done manually, selecting those clusters that are at their optimum maturity point. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in oak deposits, during 15 days at a maximum temperature of 32ºC. Once finished, it is discovered to some tinos of oak where it performs the malolactic fermentation. In these tinos rests for a whole year in order to clarify and rest the wine.
Vega Sicilia Único breeds at least 7 years in French oak barrels made in the cooperage of the winery. It starts in a new cask, and rotates an increasingly used cask with the intention of achieving a perfect balance between wine and wood.
Once bottled, Vega Sicilia Único still rests in the bottle 3 years more before going on the market.
A long process, which lasts for almost 10 years, to give life to a very special wine, a unique wine.

TASTING NOTES - SERENA SUTCLIFFE
85% fine red, 10% cabernet sauvignon, 5% merlot, malbec and albillo. Some of the bottles I tried were a little rusty, but the wine was still dense, sweet and ripe. In 2013, a wonderful bottle, with a magnificent and spicy sweetness on the nose. Then, splendidly sweet, it melted on the palate. A fabulous wine With body but also fruity, like some old English dishes that conjugate those flavors. It would also be splendid with the dried fruits of the chicken and lamb tajines.
The conservation of this bottle Vega Sicilia Unico 1961 Gran Reserva Ribera Del duero as you can see is good.
Somewhat low content level.
Well-preserved label
Caps with signs of the passage of time.
Type of conservation in genuine cellar with the same ideal temperature and low lighting,
The shipment is insured and certified, it is sent with a special box of great resistance for wines with a Porexpan camera (cork) and reinforced corrugated cardboard.
Shipping through our international courier service, please look carefully at the images that are an integral part of the description

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 64
Member since: April 18, 2017
  • Very prompt shipment. Very good red wine seller !

    LEEAYH August 16, 2018

  • Wine received quickly and in good condition.

    user-c0e1a7f June 26, 2018

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    Perfect. Good communication.
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    stefleb June 26, 2018

  • The bottle arrived safely, well packaged and as described - Many Thanks

    giddea June 14, 2018

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    muy rapido y en buen estado.
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    sergiopregonas123 June 11, 2018

  • Well done! Thank you from Sweden.

    glad2cu May 27, 2018

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    Muy buen vendedor, servicio optimo.
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    chica1234 May 3, 2018

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    Embalaje adecuado y máxima protección para que no se dañe durante el envío. 100% positivo.
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    chica1234 May 3, 2018

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    Siempre gran vendedor y buenos lotes, los envíos en su tiempo record!! recomendable sin dudar!!
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    chica1234 May 3, 2018

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    EXCEPCIONAL!!! BUEN VENDEDOR!!! GRANDES VINOS!!! BUENA COMUNICACIÓN!!!
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    chica1234 April 25, 2018

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    Everything was perfect! Quick delivery. Anytime again.
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    user-50f5bb1 April 24, 2018

  • Well done! Thank you from Sweden.

    glad2cu April 20, 2018

  • Thanks! Hope inside the bottle will be same good condition as outside!
    Cheers!

    Aquagenus March 22, 2018

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    I have bought several lots from the seller Draco and as always demonstrating professionalism, if there is any doubt it clarifies and looks for solutions, I am happy to buy again .. Top10.
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    chica1234 March 16, 2018

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    Serious and recommendable seller, I bought a bottle and I am delighted with the fast service, the packaging is very good and safe. Good communication and quick to respond and find solutions. .
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    chica1234 February 26, 2018

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    EXCEPCIONAL, MÁXIMO POSITIVO, EMBALAJE MUY RESISTENTE Y SEGURO, TIEMPO DE ENTREGA RÁPIDO, BUENA COMUNICACIÓN.
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    chica1234 February 26, 2018

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    EVERYTHING OK AND ON TIME
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    FR-FR February 13, 2018

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    Atención y trato excepcional, un diez.
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    Fartom February 13, 2018

  • Many thanks for safe packing nevertherless next time I would prefer offering also photo from demage side of item.

    Jan9466 February 9, 2018

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    Sorry but I do not understand your question, how can I help you? Is there something that does not conform?
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  • Good communication, however, very slow shipping. Over 1 month to ship a bottle from Spain to the USA.

    eemueller February 7, 2018

  • Ottimo venditore ottimo prodotto ottimo imballaggio e consegna perfetta. Consigliatissimo

    gabrinos January 18, 2018

  • Quick delivery and well packaged. Thanks

    TheWineCru January 17, 2018

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    Parfait rien dire merci
    JM
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    katarinajeanalexandre December 25, 2017

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    Absolutly perfect. Very serious seller. Very good communication. Many thx
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    stefleb November 24, 2017

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    Fartom November 18, 2017

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United States $46.04
Austria $46.04
Belgium $46.04
Canada $65.69
Denmark $46.04
France $46.04
Germany $46.04
Ireland $46.04
Italy $46.04
Luxembourg $46.04
Netherlands $46.04
Norway $42.49
Poland $46.04
Portugal $46.04
Spain $29.47
Sweden $46.04
Switzerland $46.04
United Kingdom $46.04
Rest of Europe $54.33
Anywhere else $77.53

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