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Characteristics of Bruto
Bruto is a red wine from produced by the Bodegas Juan Gil winery. The Juan Gil winery is a historic winery situated in the D.O. Jumilla, founded in 1916 by Juan Gil Giménez. The winery is currently in the hands of the fourth generation of the same family, and has managed to establish its own international character, with its wines exported across the world.
Bruto is a single variety wine, made exclusively with the Monastrell grape variety. The wine undergoes fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 25 days at controlled temperaturas, as well as malolactic fermentation, before being aged in French and American oak barrels for 24 months.
This is limited edition Bruto is a collaboration between the Bodegas Juan Gil and Imanol Arias, with the aim of paying tribute to the region and the Monastrell grape.
DO Jumilla is located on a high plain in the eastern region of Spain, acting as a transition zone between the Mediterranean coastal area and the high central plateau of Castile-La Mancha. The vineyards of Jumilla are spread over the municipality of Jumilla, in Murcia, and six counties in the southeast of the province of Albacete: Ontur, Tobarra, Albatana, Hellin, Montealegre and Fuente Alamo. The main variety of the area is the Monastrell grape variety, a noble and robust variety which produces small bunches of small dark-coloured grapes very rich in sugars and other noble components.
Bodega Juan Gil is one of the most important wineries of the D.O. Jumilla. The town of Jumilla (Murcia) produce more than 3 million kilos of grapes, mainly of the Monastrell variety, which they then export to all corners of the world.