Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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| 161 SPAIN MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) H ere in the Ribera del Duero, vines exist in spite of the brutal climate. The vineyards that are used to create v albuena and the esteemed u nico grow on slopes formed between the higher elevated hills and the alluvial plains beneath, where vines, as old as 150 years of age, continue to produce fruit that further fortifies these iconic wines.In the winery, things are done the same way as they have been for over a century, as v ega Sicilia is nearly 100% self reliant, and continues to employ families that have worked for the property for generations. Their goal is to continue a legacy set forth over 100 years ago, creating one of the greatest wines this world has to offer.. ✦ Vega Sicilia Valbuena Ribera del d uero 2008 W a 94 » $185 "...above all there is harmony… a serious wine that should age very well..." Luis Gutierrez (1634115) Vega Sicilia Valbuena Ribera del d uero 2013 W a 94 » $155 "...elegant and fresh...developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins..." Luis Gutierrez (1634120) Vega Sicilia u nico Ribera del d uero 2006 JS 100 » $425 "Incredibly floral and beautiful with dark berry, spice, cedar and mint...The finish goes on for minutes..."James Suckling (1634121) Vega Sicilia u nico Ribera del d uero Reserva e special R18 NV WS 95 » $525 "...Cherry, tobacco, tea and baking spice... Old-school elegance..." Thomas Matthews (1634122) Ma K i NG Hi STORY Outside of top Grand Cru Burgundy and First Growth Bordeaux, there are very few wines that can drive collectors crazy the way that Vega Sicilia can. Much of this is the result of 150 years of combined experience that the winemakers at Vega Sicilia can look back upon, yet even more important is the terroir--and the raw ingredients.

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