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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
Bodegas El Nido Clio 2009
Bodegas El Nido Clio 2009
(search item no. 113803)
International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $46.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Spectator 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:

Dark cherry red. Intense nose of ripe fruit (cassis) and comfit fruit mixed with sensations of toasted coffee and licorice which bring finesse and elegance. Strength, savory and opulence combine in the palate of this wine that little by little develops in the bottle.
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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.