Juan Gil Honoro Vera Monastrell 2008 Wine Review

Juan Gil Honoro Vera Monastrell 2008
Juan Gil Honoro Vera Monastrell 2008
Juan Gil Honoro Vera Monastrell 2008
D.O., Jumilla, Spain
Community Score: 4.2/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 167684

Price: $11.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Juan Gil
Agent: Kylix Wines
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Natalie's Score: 87/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Silver Medal: 2009 International Wine Challenge. Sourced from vines averaging 40 years of age, this Monastrell (aka Mourvèdre) greets you with an alluring deep-ruby hue. Scents of coffee and sweet spices are highlighted on the nose. Delicious fruit core – cherry, raspberry, blueberry – are nicely counterbalanced by moderate tannins. Closes with a savoury, medium-length, layered, warm finish. Great with barbecue fare. It also loves cheese. My note: Juicy, tasty, full-bodied and straight-forward. Lots of pleasure and fleshy berries and plums in every glass. Yum!

Monastrell food pairings: grilled burgers, steaks, sausages, lamb chops, Manchego.

This was reviewed August 21, 2010 by

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Holly Bruns rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

All dark fruit and earthy with some sweet spice, liquorice, and floral notes; there's a little alcohol kick with a plummy, mildly tannic finish.

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