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Characteristics of Honoro Vera Organic
Honoro Vera Organic is an ecological red wine made by the Juan Gil Bodegas in Jumilla.
Bodegas Juan Gil belongs to the Grupo Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares, who also own the Ateca winery and make Honoro Vera. There is a Monastrell varietal derived exclusively from organically farmed vineyards planted on limestone soils with a low yield. They have a continental climate with Mediterranean influences. A dry and arid climate with very little rainfall. Winters are cold, reaching temperatures below 0, in contrast to the hot summers with temperatures reaching 40 degrees. The poor yield gives the grape a high quality.
Fermentation occurs for 15 days in stainless steel tanks at a maximum temperature of 25 ° C. Malolactic fermentation takes place in tanks, where it remains refrigerated until bottling.
Serve at 15ºC
Grilled white fish, Cold meat, White roasted meat, Beans and pulses, Blue fish, Grilled red meats, Pasta with meat sauce, Goat cheese, Soupy rice, Baked white fish, Mushrooms, Rice with meat
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.