Wrongo Dongo Monastrell 2005

Mourvedre from Jumilla, Spain

Price: $10.79
Item No. 87562
  • RP87
  • WE86
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Winemaker's Notes

Deep ruby/violet. Medium nose of blackberry, meat, German chocolate cake and earth. Round, rich mouth of berries, spice, leather and brown sugar. Fantastic wine for the price.
"The 2005 Wrongo Dongo (named after one of America's great wine personalities who made this expression infamous) is a beautifully tank-fermented and aged, full-bodied red offering abundant quantities of blue and black fruits, surprisingly silky tannin, and an up-front style. Some may call it internationally styled, but at $8, who's complaining?"  The Wine Advocate

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Alan - Redding, CA (read all my reviews)

Amaazing juice for the duckets! Loads of blue and black fruits, earthy minerals, spicy herbs, light little candied citrus peel finish. This is truly a Great medium bodied red that works with everything except salad, and seafood.
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art st john - Pleasant Hill, CA (read all my reviews)

Well the title says it all.. Gave it a shot and was "Wrongo" Read more of my reviews and you will know I am a value shopper.. Sorry to say this one just fell too short to meet my standards. It isn't horrible but you can do much better.
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Learn About Wrongo Dongo Map ItMap It

This winery originated in 1916, when Juan Gil Gimenez, great-grandfather of the present generation, started getting involved in the world of wine, building a winery in the heart of Jumilla. His son, Juan Gil Guerrero, dedicated his life to this world. But the ones who really consolidated the project were Juan Gil González and his brother Paco, the founder's grandsons. They forged...

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Learn About Jumilla

(hue-MILL-ah) Created as a DO in 1966, Jumilla has undergone a revolution of sorts in the past few decades. The new generation of wines have caused the region to blossom and exports have increased. The region itself is nicely settled in Southwest Spain, somewhat inland, between La Mancha and the Mediterranean sea, creating a good grape-growing climate. Notable Facts The...

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Learn About Mourvedre

Mourvedre(moor-VEHD(r)) A native of Spain, where it's called Monastrell, Mourvedre is best known for its blending role in the Southern Rhone. Strong and rustic, Mourvedre is the cowboy style blender in the Rhone mix. It's also the M of GSM (or SGM) blends in Australia, and it's used as the primary grape in wines from Jumilla and other Southeast areas of Spain. Notable Facts The...

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