Winery: Vega Sicilia. Vintage: 2016 Location: Ribera del duero, Spain. Size: 750 ml Grapes: 95% Tempranillo , 5% Merlot. Production: 173,673 Bordeaux bottles, 5,625 Magnum, 388 Double Magnum, 32 Imperial and 5 Salmanazar. Producer: Gonzalo Iturriaga de Juan. Appellation: Ribera del Duero, Castilla y Leon , Spain. Ageing: Five years of ageing between oak and bottle. Alcohol: 14.50%
Dry full bodied wine with a deep, intense, blueberry-blackberry nose. The palate is wonderfully sophisticated with impressive concentration; multi-layered dark fruits tumble over each other, framed and refreshed by an edge of soft raspberries.