El Nido, Jumilla

El Nido, Jumilla - 2017

Item # 19310 750mL
$127.96/ Single Bottle
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$511.84 $460.66/ Case of 4
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Tasting Notes

El Nido, a project with Australian Chris Ringland as head winemaker, is a full-bodied blend coming from 60-year-old Monastrell vines and 25-year-old Cabernet Sauvignon vines. With its intense purple color and bold tannins, this wine captures the spirit of the Spanish South.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Spain

Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the...

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Monastrell

A Spanish synonym for the dark-skinned Mourvèdre grape.

Jumilla

Just slightly inland off the Mediterranean Sea, this hot climate region is the ideal home for the red grape Monastrell (also called Mourvèdre in France). Wines from Jumilla are generally ripe and jammy, with loads of dark berry fruit intertwined with notes of baking spices, chocolate, and tea. These are very versatile food wines, and, at generally very modest prices, they are the perfect...

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