2018 Bodegas Juan Gil 'Blue Label' Jumilla
Winemaker Notes: Purple/black in color, it proffers a nose of pain grille, graphite, earth notes, spice box, black fruits, and a hint of balsamic. It opens in the grlass to reveal excellent density, savory flavors, plenty of spice, and a lengthy, pure finis. It will evolve well for 2-3 years and drink well for many years. Pair with rice, pasta, (noodles, spaghetti, macaroni), vegetables, mushroom, stewed meat, sausage, pork, roast meat, red and/or white meat with sauces, grilled meat, short or medium-cured cheeses.
The Monastrell vineyards used to produce this wine are situated at an elevation of 2,800 feet above sea level with an average vine age of 55 years. They are situated on chalky and sandy hillside soils with excellent drainage, allowing them to ripen in optimal conditions. The production does not exceed one ton per acre. The Cabernet and Syrah vineyards are located at 2,300 feet above sea level with an average vine age of 15 years. The fermentation is carried out separately in small open tank fermenters. The wine is then aged for 18 months in new French and American oak barrels.
Blend: Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah
Dry-farmed, no pesticides or herbicides, hand-harvested, Vegan.
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Shop By Region: Jumilla, Spain
Shop By Varietal: Cabernet Blend
|Winery||Bodegas Juan Gil|
|Grape Varietals||Cabernet Blend, Mourvedre, Syrah|