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1948 Vega Sicilia Gran Reserva Ribera del Duero 1948

Lot reference 19109195
1948 Vega Sicilia Gran Reserva Ribera del Duero 1948

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Location: Spain
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1948 Vega Sicilia Gran Reserva Ribera del Duero 1948

Bottle size: Bottle (0.75L)
Number of bottles: 1
Region: Ribera del Duero
Year: 1948

Vega Sicilia Unique 1948 Gran Reserva is an extraordinary red wine made by Bodega Vega Sicilia in the D.O. Ribera del Duero, winery located in Valbuena de Duero in the province of Valladolid. Vega Sicilia is the most emblematic Spanish winery. A historic winery, with more than 150 years of antiquity, which has become a myth, an icon recognized worldwide thanks to the enormous quality of its wines.
Vega Sicilia Único is a wine of legend. One of those wines that any fan longs to taste, at least once in his life. A wine of limited production and that is only made 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 of the property owned by the winery in Valbuena de Duero, a farm on the banks of the Douro River with calcareous and alluvial clay soils.
The influence of a continental climate with an Atlantic influence is low, with scarce rainfall concentrated in the spring and autumn and hot summers with a lot of sunshine.
Vega Sicilia is characterized by taking maximum care of all the details in the preparation. The work starts in the vineyard. Pruning is done in green to eliminate clusters and thus limit the production of each strain, obtaining grapes with a lot of concentration.
The harvest is done manually, selecting those bunches that are at their optimum ripeness. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in oak tanks for 15 days at a maximum temperature of 32ºC. Once finished, it is discovered some oak vats where it performs malolactic fermentation. In these vats rest for a whole year in order to clarify and rest the wine.
Vega Sicilia Único is aged for at least 7 years in French oak barrels manufactured in the winery's own cooperage. It starts in new barrels, and rotates to a more and more used barrel with the intention of achieving a perfect balance between wine and wood.
Once bottled, Vega Sicilia Único still rests in the bottle 3 more years 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.
The conservation of this bottle Vega Sicilia Unico 1948 Gran Reserva Ribera Del duero as can be appreciated is very good.
Complete content level in the neck.
Label in very good condition,
Capsula small hondiduras.
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.
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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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    MUY BIEN.
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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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