Valbuena 5º is the maximum expression of red wine in Vega Sicilia, aged between wood and bottle for five years, the time that gives the wine its name.
Valbuena 5º 2017, is a more mature, succulent and voluptuous expression, always based on harmony.
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|Cellar||Bodegas Vega Sicilia|
|Wine region||Ribera del Duero|
|Grape||94% Tinto Fino y 6% Merlot|
|Breeding||5 years between wood and bottle. The first year of aging in new barrels, reducing it by 10% with other vintages. The second year of aging takes place in Tinas de Madera.|
|Bottle of||750 ml.|
|Sight tasting||Bordeaux red with intense ruby rims.|
|Bouquet||Frank and clean attack, opulent mouthfeel where its tannic structure is significant but not predominant.|
|Palate||It is long, balsamic and mineral. Fresh and broad finish with hints of menthol and thyme.|
|Paring||Starters, Cheeses, Ham and sausages, Fish, Meat, Grilled meats, White meat, Pork, Cured cheese, Lamb, Poultry and Game|
|Recommendations||This wine is currently suitable for drinking, but it has a aging potential of 25 years if it is kept in optimal conditions: 12-14 ºC / 54-57 ºF and 60% relative humidity.|