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Bodegas El Nido Clio Jumilla
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Wine Details

Varietal

Mourvèdre

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Dark cherry red. Intense nose of ripe fruits (cassis) and comfit fruit mixed with sensations of toasted coffee and licorice which bring finesse and elegance. Strength, flesh, savory and opulence combine in the palate of this wine that little by little develops in the bottle.

Winemaker's Notes

The consulting winemaker at Bodegas El Nido is Chris Ringland of Barossa Valley fame. The 2004 Clio is 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 70% Monastrell (from 63-year-old vines) which received malolactic fermentation in new oak followed by 26 months of aging in new French and American barriques. A glass-coating opaque purple, it exhibits a sensational nose of earth, mushroom, leather, blueberry, and blackberry jam. On the palate the wine is supple-textured, complex, with vibrant flavors of spicy blue a...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07
  • Robert Parker