2004 Bodegas El Nido Clio Jumilla10 Ratings
2004 Bodegas El Nido Clio Jumilla
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Wine.comThe 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 an...
International Wine CellarRuby-red. Sharply focused raspberry, cassis and floral aromas are complicated by zesty minerals and a suave cocoa quality. Sweet red berry and cherry flavors are strikingly pure and deep, with fine-grained tannins adding shape and firmness. The mineral character repeats on the impressively long, juicy finish. There are plenty of $100 wines that can't match this.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 93.2 pts. and median of 93 pts. in 157 notes)
Wine AdvocateRating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07