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Characteristics of Juan Gil 4 Meses
Juan Gil 4 Meses is a young red wine produced by the Juan Gil winery in Jumilla. Juan Gil 4 Meses is the smallest of the Juan Gil family, which also includes 8 Meses and 12 Meses. The Juan Gil winery is a historic winery in Jumilla, built in 1916 by Juan Gil Giménez. Currently the fourth generation run the winery.
During this time Juan Gil has positioned itself as a wine of international character, with a global reputation.
Juan Gil 4 Meses is a varietal red Monastrell, a typical variety of Jumilla. The grapes come from old vines over 40 years old, planted at an altitude of 700 metres above sea level on sandy, chalky, stony soil.
The soil is poor in nutrients, but with a great capacity to retain the little water it receives throughout the year.
The climate is extreme, very dry, with virtually no rainfall throughout the year. Extremely dry, hot summers and long, cold winters.
Temperature changes are contrasting, with differences reaching 25 ° C between day and night. The harvest is done manually. The grape is fermented in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at a controlled temperature of 25 ° C.
The malolactic fermentation occurs in deposits, before moving to barrels of French and American oak where it be aged for a period of four months.
Juan Gil 4 Meses is a very expressive Monastrell from Jumilla, a young wine with character. A wine that has become one of the best sellers on Decántalo.
Serve at 16ºC
Roasts, Rice with meat, Cold meat, Semi-mature Cheese, Grilled red meats, White meat, Pâté, Roasted Pork, Beans and pulses, Stews
SightIntense cherry red with violet hues.NoseA powerful wine. Much prominence of ripe fruit with memories of wood. Spices, dairy, roasted and balsamic notes.TasteJuan Gil 4 Meses is a very tasty and expressive wine. A good structure, very sweet. A great presence of fruit, stronger even than on the nose. Good acidity, marked and pleasant tannins. Good persistence with an aftertaste of ripe fruit.
SightIntense and bright cherry red colour with ruby reflections. Medium robe. Thin tear.NoseClean, powerful and pleasant nose. Intense red fruits predominate. Little by little, toasted and spiced notes and lactic reminiscences.TasteIn the mouth, it is tasty and expressive. Good attack, medium-bodied, with a mid-palate which leaves a high load of fruit. Great acidity and marked, pleasant ripe tannins. Medium persistence and finish, which leave an aftertaste of ripe fruit and a marked toasted retro-olfaction.
SightIntense and bright picota cherry colour, with ruby reflections. Medium robe. Fine tears show on the glass.NoseClean nose, powerful and enjoyable. Intense aromas of red fruit dominate. Pleasant toasted notes, spices and lactic nuances gradually appear.TasteTasty and expressive. Good, bulky attack. High concentration of fruit. Good acidity. Ripe, marked and enjoyable tannins. Medium finish and persistence, leaving a aftertaste of ripe fruit and toasted notes at retro-olfaction.
SightIntense and bright cherry red colour with thin ruby red edges. Medium robe wine with thin tears.NosePowerful and at the same time, very nice aromas. Its intense notes of red fruit are mixed with nice subtle mineral aromas, good toasted notes, creamy spices and some milky hints. The whole set is perfectly balanced and very harmonious.TasteWine with a very nice and embracing attack and an intense, very tasty and sometimes mellow mid palate. Its notes of fruit and oak are very well integrated and form a very balanced and well structured set. Its tannins are noticeble but nice. A wine with a good acidity and a lingering finish.
A very nice and easy-drinking wine from Jumilla, with a great intensity.
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.