Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2019 · Buy it for £23.12 at Vinissimus
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Spec sheet

TypeRed Wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti15.5%

The wine

Wouldn't it be great if the maturity found in wines from Murcia and the splendour and elegance of French wines could somehow be combined? Well that's just what has happened in this magnificent Jumilla red.

Juan Gil Blue Label appears most appealing due to its lovely violet-purplish colour and very slow tears. The aromas on the nose are profound and mineral, and mingle to evoke a landscape of olive trees, Mediterranean bushes and red fruits. After a few moments spices (vanillas, peppers and cloves), India ink and toasty notes become evident. The interplay between the Monastrell's sweet juicy tannins and the Cabernet's refined austerity make this a most memorable red with a very characterful and exciting mouthfeel. It's weighty yet it flows, it leaves an impression and an extremely good one. Most definitely, one of the Jumilla DO's finest wines.

What does this wine taste like?

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Violet glints
Bouquet
Profound / Mineral / Spices / Indian ink / Roasted notes
Mouth
Sweet tannins

Drinking and storing

Serve between 14ºC and 16ºC

Food pairing

Beef entrecôte / Roast lamb / Vegetable stews

Ratings and awards

201995 PN
201691+ PK
201592 PK
201393 PN
PK: ParkerPN: Peñín

Customer reviews

4.8/5
14 reviews
Vintage:

Wine making

Vinification materialWood
Ageing period18 months
Barrel ageNew
Type of woodFrench and American oak

Vineyards

ClimateContinental with Mediterranean influence

The winery

Bodegas Juan Gil

Bodegas Juan Gil

The origins of Bodegas Juan Gil date back to 1916, when Juan Gil Jiménez built the winery. Today it's the fourth generation at the helm, combining traditional expertise with more contemporary equipment and knowledge. The present-day winery, which began operating in 2002, lies on very poor soils at an altitude of about 800 metres. The climate is extreme, with strong contrasts between day and night temperatures and rain practically non-existent. The stony sand and limestone...

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