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Quiz! Daily Wine Trivia Game from The Wine Ladies – Friday, Jan 17th, 2014
Vega Sicilia is an iconic wine founded in 1864. Which of the following is not true of Vega Sicilia?
Sorry! The answer is #4. The main varietal tempranillo is a thin skinned grape, much like Pinot Noir which is a late ripening grape. Please try again tomorrow!
1. Vega Sicilia is produced in the Ribera del Duero region of northern Spain. 15%
2. Vega Sicilia's top wine "Unico" is a blend of predominantly tempranillo (minimum of 80%) with smaller percentages of Bordeaux varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. 20%
3. Vega Sicilia's "Unico" is not released until after 10 years or more of age. 30%
4. The main varietal tempranillo is a thin skinned grape, much like Pinot Noir which is a late ripening grape. 35%