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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil Juan Gil 2010
Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil Juan Gil 2010
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International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $16.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense deep red cherry color. Powerful nose, clean and complex. Very attractive fruity aromas, touches of ripe fruit and new wood. Well-constituted in the mouth, well-structured, lively and tasty, taking shape, well-balanced and very good in presence.
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About Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil:

This winery originated in 1916, when Juan Gil Giménez, 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 an image of quality, efficiency and reliability which the present generation is trying to maintain and improve as much as possible.

At present, the Gil Vera family, Juan Gil Lencina's great-grandchildren, are the owners of Bodegas Juan Gil. They decided to start a new cellar on the property that the family owns in Jumilla, in order to get it adapted to the market. This new cellar is situated in "Término de Arriba" in the northwest of the city. It is so called because it is the highest point in Jumilla. It has been a winegrowing area for centuries and yields grapes of extraordinary quality.