Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell Silver Label 2010

$14.99

SKU 25522

750ml

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Deep purple/black color. Explosive aromas of ripe currant, red berries and smoked notes. Rich, powerful and voluminous on the attack, a huge mouthful of crème-de-cassis concentration, silken and juicy in the mid-palate with excellent length and persistence. Fine, ripe tannins, at once supple and structurally present. Food pairings: Rices with meat, stewed meat, stewed vegetable, mushroom, poultry, sauces fish, smoked seafood, blue and cured cheese, red meat, roast and baked meat.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Spain
Region Jumilla
Brand Bodegas Juan Gil
Alcohol/vol 15%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2010 Monastrell comes from 40-year-old vines cropped at 2.5 tons per hectare and aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. It has a clean fresh nose of bilberry and blackberry that is well defined and elegant for a 15% alcohol wine. The palate is medium-bodied with an attractive chewy entry. The acidity is pleasing - cutting a swath through the black fruit laced with licorice and damson, emerging towards the finely tuned finish. This is very fine. Drink now-2018.

Neal Martin, February 2013