Bodegas Juan Gil

Honoro Vera Organic Monastrell 2010

The Honoro Vera Organic Monastrell is produced by Bodegas Juan Gil from organic vineyards in the Jumilla DO in Southeast Spain. Monastrell accounts for 85% of the grapevines planted in Jumilla. Monastrell is known as Mourvedre in France, Mataro in Australia and is the M in GSM. This is designated a “Young” wine, meaning it receives…

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Bodegas Juan Gil 2009 Monastrell

Monastrell is what the Spanish call Mourvedre. I truly didn’t think it could stand up on its own since my previous encounters with Mourvedre were in Rhone blends and a couple mediocre dessert wines. So color me surprised by this $14.99 bold red I picked up at Evolution Wines and Spirits. The skill of the…

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2010 Comoloco Monastrell

The 2010 Comoloco (translates to “like mad”) Monastrell is 100% Monastrell sourced from a single vineyard from Jumilla in Southeastern Spain. Comoloco is made by Bodegas Juan Gil, a noted maker of Monastrell and Monastrell is the main grape of the Jumilla DO. Monastrell is also know as Mourvedre and Mataro and is the M…

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