Juan Gil Dry Muscat, DO Jumilla

£12.50
  • Juan Gil Dry Muscat, DO Jumilla
  • Juan Gil Dry Muscat, DO Jumilla

Juan Gil Dry Muscat, DO Jumilla

£12.50

AVAILABILITY: 2 in stock

Grape Muscat
Style Dry, White, Medium Bodied, Stone Fruits, Aromatic, Food Friendly, Crisp Freshness, Floral, Complex
Country Spain
Region Jumilla
Volume 75cl
ABV 13.5%
Dietary Vegetarian, Vegan, SustainableOrganic


This Juan Gil Dry Muscat from DO Jumilla features fresh peach and kiwi aromas, as well as hints of jasmine and white pepper. On the palate, ripe and juicy stone fruits and refreshing acidity make for a long and spicy finish. Enjoy with shellfish, quiche, pasta salads, or lightly spicy Thai dishes.

About the Producer

The Gil family have been producers in Jumilla since the early 20th century but took a major step forward when Miguel Gil, great-grandson of the company's founder, built a new bodega in time for the 2003 vintage. Situated on the slopes of the Peñarrubia mountain, the highest part of Jumilla with poor stony soils noted for its richly flavoured, concentrated Monastrell, the bodega owns over 750 hectares of vineyards (mainly bush vines, unirrigated and of very low yield, of indigenous clones from their own nursery) and has access to further fruit from 30 to 70 year old vines. Bodegas Juan Gil is dedicated to producing powerful yet approachable and modern wines, mainly based on Monastrell, which is grown on 85% of the vineyard - other varieties grown are Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Petit Verdot.

Vineyard and Winery

The Muscat (Muscat à Petits Grains) grapes are sourced from gently sloping hillside vineyards in the Aragona Valley, at around 700 metres altitude. Here, to the north of Jumilla, the dry climate and limestone soils create the perfect climate for this variety. After harvesting the grapes undergo temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel. A small amount (20%) is aged in old oak, and a portion in concrete eggs (10%) which adds texture.

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