We tasted a rare bottle Valbuena 5 from the 60s or perhaps older. Wine from Rioja ages extremely well. But also wine from Ribera del Duero, if it is Unico. It this also true for Valbuena?
Until the early 70s the Vega Sicilia NV Valbuena 5 was a non-vintage wine like Unico Reserva Especial. So we are not sure when it was released, we assume 60s, but also 50s is possible. It is a full-bodied wine with cassis, Plaka, plum and apple and still has some tannin. With air it gets more and more complex with mocha and more structure. It is a little bit like a mature Amarone. 18.5/20 points.