Vega Sicilia 2008 Valbuena (Ribera del Duero) Review

Tempranillo Blend from Ribera del Duero Spain

Review Score: 89
Winery: Vega Sicilia
Grape: Tempranillo Blend
Designation: Valbuena
Vintage: 2008
Province: Northern Spain
Region: Ribera del Duero



Our Review

Leathery aromas of blackberry, graphite and plastic are the opening notes. This is a ripe, grabby, grabby and tannic Rioja with a lot of oak. Burnt black-fruit and cassis flavors are herbal and spicy, while this is solid but chunky on the finish.