El Nido (4 Bottle Case)
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In 2002, the year he set up Bodegas Juan Gil, Miguel Gil also co-founded one of the most ambitious quality wine projects in southern Spain, El Nido. With Australian winemaker Chris Ringland (ex-Rockford and producer of acclaimed old vine Barossa Shiraz) Miguel established a tiny winery next to Juan Gil to produce just 2,000 cases from the best low yielding plots in the area. Two award-laden and immaculately-crafted wines, Clio and El Nido, are made from 44 hectares of 65 year old Monastrell and 30 year old Cabernet Sauvignon.
El Nido is the older brother to Clio - An intense, voluptuous, complex and concentrated red, with opulent ripe fruit and unrestrained richness - but finesse too, with delicate wild berry fruit, subtle aromatics and good length. What the Italians would call a 'vino da meditazione', with multi-layered flavours and complexity. Pair with rich and full-flavoured red meat dishes - beef steaks, lamb, venison or wild boar sausages.
Please note: All case wine orders can take between 7-10 days for delivery.
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Monastrell 30%
Volume: 4 x 75cl
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Awards: 2010 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 - Gold 2009 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2012 - Gold & Critics Choice 2008 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 - Regional Trophy (Red Southern Spain over £10)