A wine in which the omnipresent fruit of the Muscatel grape and the dryness of very elegant whites merge beautifully. The altitude of the vineyards (700 m) and consummate care in the winery make this Juan Gil an aromatic white that also pairs well with food, and will surprise even the most well-trained of palates.
What does this wine taste like?
|Straw yellow / Golden glints / Greenish glints|
|Stone fruit / Tropical fruits / Peach / Apricot / Pineapple / Floral scents|
|Harmonious / Flavoursome / Fresh / Fruit-forward / Pleasant / Crunchy / Citrus notes / Long finish|
Drinking and storing
Fish / Seafood / Cheeses / Salads / Pasta dishes / White meats
Great classy choice
This is an excellent, classy wine - at an excellent price. Yes, it's from moscatel, and moscatel usually means " sweet" wines. But Juan Gil has produced a wonderfully light, fresh, DRY wine with body and refinement, and just a touch of citric and floral sweetness. That being the case, it will go perfectly with fish and white meats. (I have found it a superb match for baked or roast salmon!) This wine immediately goes onto my "favourite" list.
Young and fresh
The market seems increasingly to be dominated by Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio, but we like to try new grapes and feel we have made a real discovery with both this young, fresh white wine and with Juan Gil's 'Etiqueta Amarilla' Monastrell (red). We have re-ordered oth several times!
Value for money
This fine white wine based on Muscatel grapes gives a balanced and fruity taste without being sweet. Compared to other whites in this price range, it is outstanding
Lovely elegant dry Muscat
It's not easy to find a dry Muscat. This one, with it's light fruity taste is delicious. Perfect for a summer's day.
Value for money
This wine is very nice and fruity. Serve it as a summer aperitif or to all food on the terrasse
|Vinification material||Stainless steel|
|Climate||Continental with Mediterranean influence|
Bodegas Juan Gil
The origins of Bodegas Juan Gil date back to 1916, when Juan Gil Jiménez built the winery. Today it's the fourth generation at the helm, combining traditional expertise with more contemporary equipment and knowledge. The present-day winery, which began operating in 2002, lies on very poor soils at an altitude of about 800 metres. The climate is extreme, with strong contrasts between day and night temperatures and rain practically non-existent. The stony sand and limestone...