Vega Sicilia, Unico 1979
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Vega Sicilia, Unico 1979

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Bottle Size: 75cl

Region: Spain: Ribera del Duero

Colour: Red

Style: Still

Grape Variety: Tempranillo

There was no Unico released in 1977 or 1978 so this must have come as a blessing at the time. The 1979 Unico has a generous bouquet that is not quite as complex as other vintages, with notes of mint, sandalwood, dried blood and redcurrant. The palate is medium-bodied, a little more rustic with tart red fruit, racy acidity with raspberry coulis, strawberry and a healthy sprinkling of white pepper towards the finish. It is a little compact at the moment but it has a fine effervescent, ferrous aftertaste that has more breadth and length than the 1976. 42,100 bottles produced. Drink now-2025. Tasted August 2012, Robert Parker 92 Points,  Neal Martin

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