2019 Benjamin de Rothschild Vega Sicilia Macan Classico

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja (Appellation)
Winery Benjamin De Rothschild & Vega Sicilia
Vintage 2019
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2023 - 2030
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The Rioja from Benjamin de Rothschild y Vega Sicilia is called the Macan Classico. The color of the Macan Classico is dark purple. On the nose it has an enviable exuberance of ripe red fruits, but balanced in such a way that nothing explicitly stands out. The wine is slightly more exuberant and slightly less complex than its older brother. In the mouth the wine is very pleasant. No excessive fruit bomb, but everything very delicate. Macan Classico is made from 100% tempranillo from an approximately 30-year-old vineyard. The wine was aged for 15 months in French oak (70% new and 30% used). After this upbringing it was bottle matured for another 2 years. The wine is released in very small editions and has limited availability.

Álvarez and de Rothschild invested approximately 26 million euros in, among other things, the purchase and establishment of 110 hectares of vineyards and the construction of a new production facility in Samaniego. A large part (65ha) of the vineyards is located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, where the people are known as Maçanes. So it is no coincidence that the new company bears the name Macán. It is interesting to mention that Alvarez bought the vineyard from Fernando Remirez de Ganuza. The other top producer from Rioja.

Vega Sicilia Macán markets two wines, the Macán and the Macán Clásico, both a full-blooded Rioja of 100% Tempranillo. The Clásico is the basic wine, the Mácan the prestige cuvée, avoiding the term Reserva.

FACT: In the 'Attachments' tab you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send this to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is stored in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will often receive a nice discount . You will see your discount immediately when you choose 'Collect' on the checkout page. We are located in Dordrecht almost next to the A16 with plenty of parking. Click here for our address

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja (Appellation)
Winery Benjamin De Rothschild & Vega Sicilia
Grape Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2019
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 94
James Suckling rating 93
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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