Vega-Sicilia Único 2006

  • Varieties: Tinto Fino, Cabernet Sauvignon.

    Appearance: Clear. Ruby colored

    Nose: Clean. Pronounced. Nutty, oak notes.

    Palate: Dry. Medium-bodied. Conveys a depth of complexity on the palate, from aged wood notes to bitter tannins with hints of sweetness & a long finish.

    Vinification: Made only in the best vintages, from the oldest vineyards planted in alluvial clay-limestone soil along the Douro river. From vines that are limited in production, in order to secure concentrated grapes. Hand harvested, with rigorous selection of the ripest fruit. Fermented & rested in oak before being aged an additional 7 years in new & used French oak barrels.

    Recommended Food Pairing: Braised short ribs.