Produced by Jorge Ordóñez, the funky Wrongo Dongo is a young Spanish red wine that, besides its funny name, has a lot offer.
Crafted by oenologist Rafael Cañizares at the Bodegas Volver winery, which he started with Mr. Ordóñez a decade and a half ago, this wine is made from 35-year-old Monastrell vines grown in rocky, dry soils in the southeastern Spanish region of Jumilla.
Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature below 27ºC, Wrongo Dongo 2017 was subsequently aged for a brief period of 6 months in French oak barrels.
Drink this red wine from Jumilla from now to 2021.
The young red wine from Jumilla Wrongo Dongo has an attractive, bright cherry colour with an intense violet rim.
Creamy, fruity notes of red and black fruit and spices. This Monastrell from Jumilla has an underlying, well-balanced layer of toast and smoke.
Velvety and yummy, with lively notes of toast and a touch of black fruit and violets, with lively tannins and a good acidity. This young red wine by Bodegas Volver has a medium, pleasant finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Funny and excellently priced, Wrongo Dongo 2017 is a judiciously oaked Monastrell wine which will pair nicely with BBQs.
Wrongo Dongo 2016:
Enterwine 90. Peñín 89.
Wrongo Dongo 2015:
Wrongo Dongo 2014:
Wrongo Dongo 2013:
Wrongo Dongo 2012:
Peñín 92, Parker 88.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||No|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||6|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||No|
|Pairings||Alone, Cold meats, Eggs, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Hamburgers , Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Rice with meat, Roasted chicken, semi-curred cheese, Soups, Stews, Vegetables, Vegetables|
|Taste||Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Appetizer, Barbecue, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues|
Super juicy monastrell.
4 stars for the content. 5 stars for the price.