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Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Bodegas El Nido Clio 2008
Bodegas El Nido Clio 2008
(search item no. 106274)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Big, oaky, extracted. After a couple hours in the decanter, it became less a fruit bomb, and began to show increasing minerality.
My Notes:

About Bodegas El Nido:

This winery is owned in collaboration with Chris Ringland, Jorge Ordonez, Miguel Gil and others. It is located in the Valley of La Aragona inside the Murcia district of Jumilla. Grapes are sourced from Monastrell vineyards that are 79 acres on terraces oriented to the northeast. The vines are trained in the vaso system and yield 1,425 lbs per acre. There are 64 acres of old Monastrell vines, and 45 acres of 25 year old Cabernet Sauvignon. The climate is continental.