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  Tasted On Year, Name, Varietal, Country, Region, Sub region, Color Score Drink dates Author, Trust
03/21/2005
Luzon - Jumilla 2003 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2003 Luzon - Jumilla
89

Inky purple with hints of blue. Deep fruit nose with berries, vanilla and a nice slate overtone hovering above it all. Very intense in the nose and it keeps drawing you in. Med weight with Soft tannins and an acidic cherry quality. Deep fruit once again that needs time to open up with a tight core of tart black berry. Very nice, though I will wait to see what develops. With time plum and some spice comes to the front of the nose. While the tannins integrate a bit more and I begin to pick up more of a ripe blackberry. I really like this and it's similar in many ways to its bigger brother which I've had in the past. c5a12t15o7=89+

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  Ryan Opaz , 99.84%
Blogger
05/29/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Rossboss 90

This was a real pleasure for $7! Blackberry/cassis, maybe some licorice, but fruit was abounding, even some nice acid to stand up to some food. Had fruit across the palate - nothing thin about this wine. Great everyday wine for the price - definitely paid more for lesser juice.

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2009-2012  Rossboss , 100%
08/13/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Bud2123 88

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  Bud2123 , 94.53%
09/08/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla

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  ksteward , 98.69%
12/07/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
88

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  ambd09 , 95.6%
01/09/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Michael S78 86

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  Michael S78 , 98.06%
02/17/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
wguern 89

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2008-2013  wguern
08/21/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
88

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  ambd09 , 95.6%
07/30/2011
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
89

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  jpbray
06/20/2012
Luzon - Jumilla 2009 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2009 Luzon - Jumilla
Kottabos 87

Dark ruby with a hint of browning, this Spanish blend smells of black cherry and spice. On the palate, spicy plum and anise dominate. Not a bad wine, but very good for the $8 price!

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  Kottabos , 99.82%
07/17/2012
Luzon - Jumilla 2004 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2004 Luzon - Jumilla
86

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  amadabbi
04/24/2013
Luzon - Jumilla 2010 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2010 Luzon - Jumilla
tk01 86

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  tk01 , 99.04%
04/07/2008
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
gmoore 81

Okay. Overblown like most of the other Spanish wines I've had. Chocolate, black fruit, and alcohol. Better on day 2. Visit my website: Vinotrip

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  gmoore , 98.63%
Blogger
09/26/2008
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
dwilson 89

Very attractive sweet red cherry fruit gently dried in oak. This wine is enjoyable and a good value, but one does have the feeling that the fruit has been stretched to its utter limit to achieve this.

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2006-2009  dwilson , 97.92%
01/05/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla

Initially somewhat less layered than in the past but seemed to improve as the night went on. Cleaner fruit this time around. Perhaps a little less interesting. Cherry, plum, raspberry and oak. A little earth coming around toward the end.

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  Anon , 99.35%
01/25/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2003 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2003 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla

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2005-2009  Tom G165 , 94.83%
02/12/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
92

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  barr , 86.76%
03/01/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla

Took to a friend's. Showed quite well. No notes taken.

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  W.Simons , 99.35%
06/08/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
90

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  SAW , 98.97%
06/08/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
AGrant 89

Strong pepper with a little hint of sour cherry. Also had a slight "old world" mustiness to it. Good wine for the money.

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  AGrant , 100%
06/12/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
johndwess 9

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  johndwess
06/26/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
91

The 2006 Juan Gil is also 100% Monastrell but aged for 12 months in French and American oak. It was sourced from an estate vineyard with 45 years of age. This purple-colored wine offers superb aromatics of wood smoke, damp earth, violets, and blueberry pie. Layered, succulent, and long, it will evolve for another 2-3 years and be at its best from 2010 to 2018. Score: 91. August 2008.

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2010-2018  timeforwine , 100%
07/15/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
89

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  MattSLO3
07/25/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
David W294 89

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2010-2018  David W294 , 96.68%
10/12/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla

Showing nice structure, not overblown. Some cedary oak tones. Smokey, dried cranberry. Roasted red fruits. Touch of alcohol, but not overbearing.

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  W.Simons , 99.35%
10/21/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
90

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  ilium55 , 93.33%
10/24/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla

Great buy for the mony. Layers of dark fruit and spice, hint of tobacco. This is one to buy in multiples -- some for now and some to store for a few years.

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  Pipsqueak , 98.18%
10/24/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
90

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  Pipsqueak , 98.18%
11/10/2009
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
91

The 2006 Juan Gil is also 100% Monastrell but aged for 12 months in French and American oak. It was sourced from an estate vineyard with 45 years of age. This purple-colored wine offers superb aromatics of wood smoke, damp earth, violets, and blueberry pie. Layered, succulent, and long, it will evolve for another 2-3 years and be at its best from 2010 to 2018. Score: 91. August 2008.

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2010-2018  rocketman , 96.08%
08/29/2010
Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla 2007 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Juan Gil - Monastrell Jumilla
92

AWESOME

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