Red

2007 Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell Jumilla (Silver Label)

Monastrell

  • Spain
  • > Murcia
  • > Jumilla
Drink between 2009 - 2013
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Community Tasting Notes 132

  • Anonymous wrote: (89 points)

    May 28, 2014 - Consistent with previous notes. Full bodied, pleasant and still youthful. Should try not to drink my last bottle before 2016.

  • Anonymous wrote: (88 points)

    September 10, 2013 - See previous notes. I can add some licorice and leather. Still youthful. Keeping this until 2017 will not be any problem.

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  • familydoc wrote:

    May 5, 2013 - Nose: mint, chocolate, prune

    Taste: over the hill, prunes and high alcohol, should have drank some time ago

  • degrandcru Likes this wine: (88 points)

    March 16, 2013 - Liked this better then the last bottle, seemed to be more balanced, the green pepper faded and it was more ripe fruit. Even better on 2nd day.

  • winecharmer wrote: (91 points)

    February 22, 2013 - Last one of a case, and still tasting great. Less powerful out of the box than prior bottles, but the flavor profile remains the same. Sad that it's the last one, especially because the '08 wasn't nearly as good. Haven't tried any newer vintages.

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The Rhone Report

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Back to France, Issue #3, 2/1/2010 (link) 91 points

    (Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell Jumilla (Silver Label)) Subscribe to see review text.

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Josh Raynolds
    September/October 2009, Issue #146 (link)

    (Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil Juan Gil Jumilla) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/7/2008 (link)

    (Juan Gil, Monastrell Jumilla Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Sommelier Journal

  • By David Glancy, MS, CWE
    September 15, 2010 (link)

    (Bodegas Juan Gil, Jumilla) Bodegas Juan Gil, established in 1916 in the southeastern Spanish state of Murcia, is run today by the founder’s great-grandchildren. This wine is 100% Monastrell (Mourvèdre) from 40-year-old vines. Deep ruby with pink-purple edges and slow-staining tears, it offers a nose of dark-berry compote and sweet spices. The palate is rich and full, with flavors of black cherry, plum, and white pepper topped off with a kiss of cedar smoke. Try it with burgers, Korean short ribs, bittersweet chocolate, or all by itself.
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas Juan Gil
  • Varietal Monastrell
  • Designation (Silver Label)
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Murcia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Jumilla
  • UPC Codes 819451005003, 8437005068070

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (0%)
  • In Cellars 491 (37%)
  • Consumed 816 (62%)

Food Pairing

Cod and risotto

Who Likes This Wine

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