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Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil Juan Gil Jumilla 2018 750ML

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Retail: $16.99
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    Points to Purchase:280
    Points Earned:14
    Bonus Points Earned:0

    This Wine Is Rated:

    • RP 93 Points

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    Aromas of oak, vanilla and bing cherry.Bursting with flavors of rich ripe fruits and cherries it reminds me a little of cough syrup but in a nice familiar way. It’s a complex wine with lots of depth and I think you really can’t go wrong. - Winery

    I also tasted the following vintage, the 2018 Juan Gil (silver label), from a cooler and rainier, more continental vintage than the 2017 I tasted next to it. The origin is the same, Monastrell from their own old, non-irrigated vines fermented in stainless steel and matured in French oak barrels for around 12 months. This is the first vintage that is certified organic. There were some challenges, but they resulted in a fresh and balanced wine with integrated oak and a juicy and round palate. They have introduced optical sorting of the grapes, and perhaps that’s why there is more precision and purity. They cannot do manual sorting at this price point, but optical sorting seems like a good alternative. 2018 is a more difficult vintage than the 2017, yet this wine is better, juicier and seems to absorb the oak better, with just a smoky touch that reminded me somehow of a Northern Rhone. Really impressive. 312,000 bottles. It was bottled in June 2020. - Robert Parker 93 points