2020 Gil Family Estates Orowines Bluegray

23.95 19.79


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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Catalunya
Appellation Priorat (Appellation)
Winery Juan Gil
Vintage 2020
Grape Carignan Grenache Merlot Syrah-Shiraz
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (15%)
Drink window 2022 - 2030
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The Bluegray is the wine of the Juan Gil family from the Priorat, made from 40% Garnacha (Grenache), 30% Cariñena (Carignan), 20% Syrah and 10% Merlot which has matured for 6 months in new French oak. The vineyard is planted on high-altitude terraces of blue slate and quartz soils known as llicorella. Very inhospitable location between pine trees and olive trees. Everything here has to be done by hand and the vines have very low yields. Hand-picked and fermented separately in small barrels for 10 days at temperatures below 28oC and then aged separately in French oak barrels for 6 months and finally blended in the desired proportion

The Juan Gil Bluegray is dark ruby ​​red and alive with aromas of blackberries and cherries and delicate accents of nutmeg and star anise in the nose. The wine is very elegant with well-integrated tannins with dried Mediterranean herbs such as thyme with a persistent aftertaste.

This is a delicious wine with excellent price/quality that Juan Gil wines are known for. This is a delicious wine with grilled and roasted red meat, game, cold cuts, aged cheeses, rice and pasta with flavored sauces, hearty winter dishes.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Catalunya
Appellation Priorat (Appellation)
Winery Juan Gil
Grape Carignan, Grenache, Merlot, Syrah-Shiraz
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 15
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
James Suckling rating 93
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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