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86 Ratings
Bodegas El Nido Jumilla El Nido
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Wine Details

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) "The inky purple 2003 El Nido, which comes from 26-year-old Cabernet Sauvignon vines (70%) and 61-year-old Mourvedre (30%), was aged 26 months in new French and American oak barrels. It exhibits leath...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/23/2015
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) "The 2006 El Nido is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Monastrell aged for 26 months in new oak. Aromas of wild blueberry and black currant are room-filling. Dense, layered, and totally hedonistic, it has serous depth and concentration, impeccable balance, and a 60-second finish. A bit more structured than Clio, it will have a drinking window extending from 2013 to 2026.""Opaque purple. Pungent aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, sandalwood, patchouli and minerals, with a smoky overtone. Thick dark...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 159 on Jun-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/05
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) "The 2005 El Nido is a selection of the best grapes from the same vineyards. Opaque purple-colored, it has even better perfume than Clio. Already complex, it offers up a toasty aromatic array of violet, lavender, espresso, chocolate, blueberry compote, and blackberry liqueur. Smooth-textured and dense, the wine is rich and mouth-filling. It has a decade of aging potential at the least but is so juicy now that it would pair well with a 60-day dry-aged rib eye. It will show best between 2015 and 20...