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Juan Gil 12 Meses 2014 Magnum

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Juan Gil 12 Meses 2014 Magnum

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 1,5 l
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 15

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock

€22.95
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Details

This is the new vintage of this Spanish red wine Juan Gil 12 Meses. The wine comes in a Magnum, 1.5-litre bottle.

This wine is a single varietal Monastrell made from vines over 40 years old located at an altitude between 700 and 850 metres in the southeastern Spanish region of Jumilla.

Soils are composed of sand and limestone, and have very low levels of organic matter.

Produced by the Juan Gil winery, the grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks for a period of 20 to 25 days.

The malolactic fermentation and the subsequent, 12-month ageing period took place in French oak barrels.

Juan Gil tinto 12 Meses 2014 Magnum will improve in the bottle for 5-7 years.

We strongly suggest that you decant the wine 1 hour before you drink it.

Additional Information

Appearance

Juan Gil 12 Meses Magnum has a deep cherry colour with a violet rim.

Nose

This Monastrell from Jumilla exhibits some seductive aromas of toast, black fruit, sweet spices, cocoa, tobacco, herbs, balsam and smoke.

Palate

This red wine from Jumilla is tense and meaty, with a silky body and an expansive character. Creamy notions of spices and red fruit, alongside remembrances of smoke, blue flowers and dry earth. Lively tannins, very good acidity and long, complex finish. 

Our personal opinion

Juan Gil 12 Meses Mágnum 2014 is luxurious and utterly seductive.

OTHER VINTAGES

Juan Gil 12 Meses 2013 Magnum:

Parker 91. Peñín 92. Enterwine 93.

 

Year 2014
Type Red
D.O. Jumilla
Bottle size 1,5 l
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Monastrell
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Mushrooms, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted turkey, Stew, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. 12 meses review by Gil on 11/9/2017
    Value

    I'm amazed at how good this winery is when it comes to keeping a high quality standard. This is a treasure with juicy fruit, a succulent palate and a deep mineral side.

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