Bodegas Hijos de Juan Giljuan Gil 2005
Die Aromatik im Bouquet ist verführerisch, lecker und intensiv: reife Fruchtaromen (Kirschen, Zwetschgen) und süssliche Noten von feinen, exotischen Gewürzen strömen aus dem Glas. Die samtige Textur gepaart mit der fruchtigen Struktur bieten viel und überzeugen im Gaumen. Die Frucht, die Gewürznoten und der Schmelz hinterlassen einen spannenden Sinneseindruck im Finale.
Heavy and thick -- almost syrupy. Nose of pepper and blackberries. It's a little hot, but the tobacco and licorice on the finish are nice. Quite tannic.
Tannic, but balanced. pepper, blackberries, and tobacco on the palate. Heavy but rich in flavor.
Great, new-style wine for the price. Intense cherry nose. Rich mouth feel without being too heavy. Very forward jam and oak notes. Good value.
Heavy bottle warning! Spicy nose of white pepper, meat and wet wool. Spicy, still tight (decanting or letting breathe should do the trick). A very deep rich licorice wine. Hard to validate while this freshly opened, but fruit seems too restrained behind the dominant tannins and meaty flavors. After an hour the wine had opened up a little, there's more fruit, but its still a hot heavy beast.
This is a great wine that has a powerful berry burst and a very smooth finish. Different from other Spanish wines in that it's not as earthy tasting. It's rich, blackberry almost inky color to it that clings to the side of glass. Undertones and after taste are similar to the initial taste. Consistently great all the way through. I received this as a gift so my friend must really like me! I will buy this again and again.
Great bottle for the price. Drink now or hold for a few years.
This is a rich and meaty wine, the way I like them. Not overly tannic, well balanced.
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