Description/ Tasting NotesSolid wine delivering expressive floral notes with wild berries, herbs and a spicy, smoky touch that is nicely integrated. Complex, lively acidity, well-integrated tannins and a medium to full-bodied with intense and great length that is harmonious.
Winery Info/ Brand
Tempos Vega Sicilia is today more than wine, it is the symbol of the pride of a job well done, of the value of knowing how to wait for excellence. It is the result of the wisdom of the land, time and all those who believed and believe in it. When Vega Sicilia became part of the Álvarez family's life in 1982, the foundations were laid for Tempos Vega Sicilia. It has constantly and steadily grown since then, involving the introduction of wines produced in different wine-making areas, reaching out to new consumers around the world and laying the foundations for a promising and highly successful future.
Region Info/ Origin
Ribera del Duero was conferred a title of Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) located in the country's northern plateau and is one of eleven "quality wine" regions within the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is also one of several recognised wine-producing regions to be found along the course of the Duero river. The region is characterised by a largely flat, rocky terrain and is centred on the town of Aranda de Duero. Although the most famous vineyards surround Peñafiel and Roa de Duero to the west, where the regional regulatory council or Consejo Regulador for the denominación is based. Ribera del Duero was named wine region of the year 2012 by the prestigious Wine Enthusiast Magazine.