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Juan Gil White Label De Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2010 Wine Review

Juan Gil White Label De Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2010

Juan Gil White Label De Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2010

D.O., Jumilla, Spain

Community Score: 4.3/5

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $12.95

Product #: 13656

SAQ Product #: 10858086

Drink: 2012-2015



 

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Juan Gil

Agent: Kylix Wines

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Deal of the Century! Full-bodied, juicy, savoury and delicious. Loaded with dark wild blackberries and forest-deep cherries and cedar. Oh yum.

Monastrell food pairings: mushroom and wild rice dishes, savoury meat stews.

This was reviewed May 12, 2012 by

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Holly Bruns rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Every time I went back to the glass there was something more. At first whiff it's earthy and brambly, then comes the dark fruit and leather followed by liquorice and juniper, and lastly a little smokiness and some sweet spices. The long liquorice-tinged finish has an inviting hint of black tea and a gentle tannic presence.
John rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

High quality for a small price
Linda rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Pepper, blackberry. Full body. French oak.
Graeme Tindale rated this wine as 75/100 with the following review:

Very good; bulk of value is value for the price. Actually not in love - would go with Jackson Triggs.
Juan Gil is a specialist with the Monastrell (aka Mourvèdre) variety. This grape is thought to have originated in Spain, where producers use it to create intense, deeply coloured wines. Here is a great example from Spain’s Jumilla region, where the grape is comfortably at home. The wine spends four months in a mix of French and American oak, adding toast and coconut accents to the floral, red fruit, and earthy aromas and flavours. Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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