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The oldest and lowest production vineyards of the Bodegas Juan Gil are stony and strong, ideal for Monastrell grapes to develop their best characteristics and then turn into an aged red that stands out for its high quality: the Juan Gil Silver Label 2017. It is considered one of the best medium-aged wines from the Jumilla region.
It stands out for its intense red colors, its fruity aromas, and the spicy and tannin flavor that is given by aging in French oak. The Juan Gil Silver Label 2017 used to be known as Juan Gil 12 Months. It has an unparalleled concentration and harmony in its composition.
Description of Juan Gil Etiqueta Plata 2017
Juan Gil Etiqueta Plata 2017 (Monastrell)
- View: intense and brilliant ruby color with garnet and purple hues.
- Nose: intense and citrus aromas, with notes of black fruits, licorice and smoked spices.
- Mouth: enveloping flavor with spicy notes of ripe red fruits and well integrated tannins.
APPELLATION: Jumilla (Murcia, Spain).
VINEYARD: Bodegas Juan Gil.
AGEING: Madura over a period of 4 months in barrels of French and American oak.
PREPARATION: After the grapes are selected carefully and handpicked, they undergo a fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures of 27 °C, and cold maceration.
PAIRING: Semi-mature Cheese, sausage, cream and grilled red meats.
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%
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The history of the winery Hijos de Juan Gil goes back to 1916, when Juan Gil Gimenez, great grandfather of the present generation, built the first winery, small back then, and located in the heart of Jumilla. However, they were his grandchildren John and Paco Gil Gonzalez who completed and forged the image of quality, efficiency and reliability of which now enjoy their wines.More about the Winery