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Red Wine Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2019

Crianza red wine from Jumilla. Old-vines Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah aged for 18 months in French and American oak barrels.
Crianza. 18 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 15º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Jumilla
Grapes Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Monastrell, Syrah,
Wineries: Juan Gil
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Regular Price: €21.70

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Formerly known as Juan Gil 18 Meses, Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul (Blue Label) is produced in the DO Jumilla.

Made principally from old-vines Monastrell (60%) coming from vineyards grown at altitudes between 700 and 800 metres, this Spanish red wine is complemented with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Syrah.

This blended Jumilla red wine is produced from estate-owned vineyards with different kinds of soils. Separately harvested and vinified depending on its plot of origin, the grapes completed alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

Malolactic fermentation of this certified vegan wine took plance in new French and American oak barrels. Once completed, this Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2019 was aged for 18 months.

Be sure to aerate this Crianza red wine from Bodega Juan Gil at least 30 minutes before drinking.

Pair with hearty dishes.

Additional Information
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Appearance

The red wine Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul is deep ruby with a garnet rim.

Nose

Bold and confident, this blend of Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah displays complex notes of toast and spices that slowly evolve into notes of blackcurrants, blueberries and violets, with some creamy nuances. This vegan wine also suggests hints of coffee, Havanna cigars, and remembrances of Mediterranean garrigue.

Palate

This wine from Juan Gil is, no doubt, full-bodied and huge. However, it has a fantastic acidity, while also displaying considerable nuance. Ripe tannins and long, complex finish with remembrances of garrigue, dry earth, wild berries.

Our personal opinion

Suggestive, rich and age-worthy Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2019 is the perfect accompaniment to hearty dishes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2018:

Enterwine 95.

Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2017:

Enterwine 95. Peñín 95.

Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2016:

Enterwine 95. Peñín 95. Parker 91+. James Suckling 90.

Juan Gil Etiqueta Azul 2015:

Enterwine 95. Peñín 94. Parker 92.

Juan GIl Etiqueta Azul 2014:

Peñín 93. Guía de Vinos ABC 92. Enterwine 95.

Juan Gil 18 Meses 2013:

Parker 90. Peñín 93. Josh Reynolds (Vinous) 92/95. Wine Spectator Magazine 92.

Year 2019
Type Red
D.O. Jumilla
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Enterwine's Score 94
Media rating 94
Percentage of variety Monastrell 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Syrah 10%.
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Civet, Cod, Cooked foods, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables, Vegetables, Vegitables sauces
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
juan gil
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Less and less oaky over the last years. Big body, but ripped fat-free. Quite a wine, you know.
Review by (Posted on 5 July 2018)
A personal favorite
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Big wine, deep and concentrated. It is already very good, but in my view it still needs a couple of years to get rid of the baby fat completely. Top winery.
Review by (Posted on 27 August 2017)
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