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Vega Sicilia 'Unico' 2000 (3 BT)

In Bond Available Duty Paid

Estimate:

600

to
- 750 GBP

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Vega Sicilia 'Unico' 2000 (3 BT)

Vega Sicilia 'Unico' 2000 (3 BT)

Estimate:

600

to
- 750 GBP

Bid:

550

GBP

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Vega Sicilia 'Unico' 2000

Ribera del Duero, DO

Excellent levels and appearance

93% Tinto Fino, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon. This was a big yield so up to 40% green harvest was practised at Vega, giving this quality. An exuberant nose, beautifully 'out', open and attractive. My comment was, 'this is all over you like a Labrador puppy'!  Fresh and full of winning ways. A lovely fine-grained texture. You can broach this from now with enormous pleasure and always drink it before the 1999 and 1998. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 93

3 bts (owc)


Provenance:

 

A WIDE-RANGING AND ECLECTIC CELLAR, SPANNING FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX, CHILEAN OFFERINGS FROM THE MAIPO VALLEY, CHAMPAGNE, ENGLISH FIZZ, LARGE FORMAT SUPER-TUSCANS, AND A SMATTERING OF SAUTERNES. MUCH OF THIS WONDERFULLY CURATED COLLECTION WAS ACQUIRED DIRECTLY FROM SOTHEBY’S AND THE REST FROM TWO HIGHLY REPUTABLE UK MERCHANTS. IT HAS BEEN HELD IN TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED STORAGE AND CAREFULLY HANDLED SINCE PURCHASE, AS REFLECTED IN THE COLLECTIONS EXCELLENT CONDITION.

 

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid

 

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