White Young Wine
Moscatel de Alejandria
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Winery: Bodegas Juan Gil
Region: D.O. Jumilla
Grape Varieties: 100% Moscatel de Alejandria
Type: Young White Wine
Alcohol Volume: 13.5%
Serving Temperature: 8º - 10º
Production: Sourced from small grain Muscat grapes grown in the gently sloping hillsides, the chalky soils and the dry climate with many hours of sunshine is perfect for the grapes to find here its ideal microclimate for growing.
Bodegas Juan Gil is a family owned winery, that dates back to 1916, it was the third generation, who managed to consolidate the winery with a reliable, efficient and good quality wines image that the present generation are trying to maintain and improve as much as possible. The wineyards are located northwest of Jumilla, it consist of 350 Hectares own owned of which 120 hectares surround the winery and the rest are scattered in small parcels, always within the area called “Término de Arriba” a perfect zone for wine growing, at an altitude between 700 – 850 meters above sea level and on sandy, chalky, rocky soil on the surface and very poor in nutrients. Monastrell is the main variety grown, native to Jumilla and perfectly adapted to the climatic conditions in this area, which it is used in all the wines produced in the cellar.
Tasting Notes: Dry wine, displaying elegant and fresh aromas, peaches, apricot and pineapple are combined with lively citrus aromas and revealing touches of white floral notes. Crisp and citrussy, with a pleasant fresh and frutal character, good peach fruit flavours in the mouth and good refreshing acidity that finishes on an elegant citrus note.
Notes: Best enjoyed in youth over the next 1 - 2 years. Matching perfectly with all kind of fish and seafood, soft cheeses, pastas, white meats and can be enjoyed on its own or with the aperitif.
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