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Wrongo Dongo Jumilla Red 2013

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Sweet black fruit, rosemary and licorice notes greet the nose along with bright, almost grassy herb notes and gentle suggestions of wood smoke. Smooth on entry, this shows some firm tannins supporting the earthy, slightly balsamic and gamy core of fruit. This might be a touch soft and it drops off on the back end a bit, but it does have fine depth of lightly creamy and vanilla-accented dark, leathery fruit on the palate. Plenty of spicy accents pepper the licorice-tinged, blackcurrant finish that is rich with chewy fruit tannins. A touch on the tough side but an attractive wine. 87pts

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Bodegas Juan Gil:
Juan Gil winery is located in the heart of the vineyard, in the north hillside De Cerezo which belongs to the property. This mountain, which is covered in trees, shelters the back of the installations, the rest is surrounded by vineyards. In this shady place, the cellar is protected from the heat of the area. The uneven land is also adapted to the needs in order to prevent damaging the good qua... Read more
Juan Gil winery is located in the heart of the vineyard, in the north hillside De Cerezo which belongs to the property. This mountain, which is covered in trees, shelters the back of the installations, the rest is surrounded by vineyards. In this shady place, the cellar is protected from the heat of the area. The uneven land is also adapted to the needs in order to prevent damaging the good quality of the grapes. The installations are designed by the winery staff, trying to combine the most modern technologies with the traditional and familiar winemaking processes. They are provided with authomatic systems which can obtain all the information to have traceability of the whole bottling process -not only elaboration but also internal changes- from the vineyards to the customers. The processing capacity of the winery is three and a half million kg of grapes. All the buldings are air-conditioned. The aging cellar has a capacity of 3000 oak casks. The laboratory equipment is ready to carry out all the necessary quality controls to guarantee the consumers`health. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Wrongo Dongo Jumilla Red

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,116
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 10/24/2012

Sweet black fruit, rosemary and licorice notes greet the nose along with bright, almost grassy herb notes and gentle suggestions of wood smoke. Smooth on entry, this shows some firm tannins supporting the earthy, slightly balsamic and gamy core of fruit. This might be a touch soft and it drops off on the back end a bit, but it does have fine depth of lightly creamy and vanilla-accented dark, leathery fruit on the palate. Plenty of spicy accents pepper the licorice-tinged, blackcurrant finish that is rich with chewy fruit tannins. A touch on the tough side but an attractive wine. 87pts


Member Reviews for Wrongo Dongo Jumilla Red

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Snooth User: Wolle
2034221,410
3.00 5
Vintage: 2011 07/03/2013

My Rating 87: Firm dry tart body with some bitter tannins but firm. Nose very long and well balanced


Snooth User: jtryka
3127992,216
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 09/24/2013

The wine itself is a deep ruby color in the glass, giving you a sense that this is a heartier Spanish wine, which it is, as Monastrell is the Spanish version of Mourvedre, which is a blending grape in the Southern Rhone, but a primary grape in many wines from Southeast Spain. The nose is very rustic, with aromas of leather, sagebrush and forest floor accented by rich ripe fruit, blackberries, ripe cherries and plums. The taste is delightfully fruit forward, with a burst of ripe berries and prune that mellows through the midpalate where there is a smooth transition to some mint and herb notes. The tannins are somewhat tight, allowing the fruit and spice notes to really carry through on the finish. See the full review on my blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2013/09/2010-wrongo-dongo-monastrell.html


Snooth User: Wolle
2034221,410
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 07/20/2012

My Rating 85: Simple very dry wine that has no special memorable taste. The nose is clean and straight, but no complexity. Nothing wrong for everyday drinking. Wine has 14.5% alcohol. Another prove that you cannot taste the alcohol content. I once tried 92% chemical factory alcohol and found almost no taste at all, except a dehydration warmth. So all all these people that say you taste the percentage of alcohol are idiots. Or in a nicer tone uneducated drinkers!! They might be confused by the high content of taste material like acid ,sugar , glycol and various combinations of aldehydes.


Snooth User: MrRiesling
2015421,393
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 08/21/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: mikespeer
10741941,196
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 05/25/2012

big nose of red fruit....heavy tannins and acidity balance a fruit driven finish...


Snooth User: rhawb
109702233
2.00 5
Vintage: 2010 05/29/2012

Fruity, tasty, but unmemorable. Drinks quick due to simplicity of flavor.


Snooth User: Wolle
2034221,410
2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 12/04/2010

Rating: 86. A simple sweetish fruit red wine with a firm structure and a stringent finish. Nose is balanced, fruity non offensive with no special character.


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External Reviews for Wrongo Dongo Jumilla Red

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 11/04/2014

Named after a well-known Washington, DC wine merchant, Jim Arsenault, the 2011 Wrongo Dongo is 100% Mourvedre from the appellation of Jumilla, a viticultural region first discovered by Jorge Ordonez. This totally tank-fermented and aged effort is one of the top bargains in the wine world. Deep ruby/purple-colored with notes of blue and black fruits, crushed rocks, earth, forest floor and pepper, this medium to full-bodied red over-delivers. Since its inception, it has been a terrific bargain. Drink it over the next several years. - Robert Parker 89 Points(sourced from vines planted on limestone-dominated soil; no oak): Bright purple. Intense aromas of black and blue fruits, with a spicy overtone. Powerful, sharply delineated boysenberry and cherry flavors show very good intensity and gain sweetness with air. Closes with zesty cut, lingering spiciness and a hint of dusty tannins. - Stephen Tanzer 89 Points


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 04/17/2013

Named after a well-known Washington, DC wine merchant, Jim Arsenault, the 2011 Wrongo Dongo is 100% Mourvedre from the appellation of Jumilla, a viticultural region first discovered by Jorge Ordonez. This totally tank-fermented and aged effort is one of the top bargains in the wine world. Deep ruby/purple-colored with notes of blue and black fruits, crushed rocks, earth, forest floor and pepper, this medium to full-bodied red over-delivers. Since its inception, it has been a terrific bargain. Drink it over the next several years. (sourced from vines planted on limestone-dominated soil; no oak): Bright purple. Intense aromas of black and blue fruits, with a spicy overtone. Powerful, sharply delineated boysenberry and cherry flavors show very good intensity and gain sweetness with air. Closes with zesty cut, lingering spiciness and a hint of dusty tannins.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 07/22/2015

Named after a well-known Washington, DC wine merchant, Jim Arsenault, the 2011 Wrongo Dongo is 100% Mourvedre from the appellation of Jumilla, a viticultural region first discovered by Jorge Ordonez. This totally tank-fermented and aged effort is one of the top bargains in the wine world. Deep ruby/purple-colored with notes of blue and black fruits, crushed rocks, earth, forest floor and pepper, this medium to full-bodied red over-delivers. Since its inception, it has been a terrific bargain. Drink it over the next several years. - Robert Parker 89 Points (sourced from vines planted on limestone-dominated soil; no oak): Bright purple. Intense aromas of black and blue fruits, with a spicy overtone. Powerful, sharply delineated boysenberry and cherry flavors show very good intensity and gain sweetness with air. Closes with zesty cut, lingering spiciness and a hint of dusty tannins. - Stephen Tanzer 89 Points


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 10/09/2012

Bright violet color. Highly perfumed bouquet offers fresh blackberry, blueberry, potpourri and peppery spices. Pliant, medium-bodied dark berry flavors show good freshness and energy, picking up silky tannins with air. Turns tighter on the back, with the sweet dark fruit qualities echoing. This is pretty sexy stuff, especially for the price.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2010 04/17/2013

(raised completely in stainless steel): Bright violet color. Highly perfumed bouquet offers fresh blackberry, blueberry, potpourri and peppery spices. Pliant, medium-bodied dark berry flavors show good freshness and energy, picking up silky tannins with air. Turns tighter on the back, with the sweet dark fruit qualities echoing. This is pretty sexy stuff, especially for the price. The 2010 Wrongo Dongo, (a phrase made famous by the legendary Diamond Jim Arseneault), is a 100% Monastrell cuvee made from Jumilla grapes. Fermented and aged in stainless steel, it offers up a fruity nose with plenty of spice and floral notes. Ripe and savory on the palate, it has enough structure to provide pleasure for another 3-4 years. ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Vintage: 2010 04/18/2013

The 2010 Wrongo Dongo, (a phrase made famous by the legendary Diamond Jim Arseneault), is a 100% Monastrell cuvee made from Jumilla grapes. Fermented and aged in stainless steel, it offers up a fruity nose with plenty of spice and floral notes. Ripe and savory on the palate, it has enough structure to provide pleasure for another 3–4 years.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2010 03/15/2012

(raised completely in stainless steel): Bright violet color. Highly perfumed bouquet offers fresh blackberry, blueberry, potpourri and peppery spices. Pliant, medium-bodied dark berry flavors show good freshness and energy, picking up silky tannins with air. Turns tighter on the back, with the sweet dark fruit qualities echoing. This is pretty sexy stuff, especially for the price. The 2010 Wrongo Dongo, (a phrase made famous by the legendary Diamond Jim Arseneault), is a 100% Monastrell cuvee made from Jumilla grapes. Fermented and aged in stainless steel, it offers up a fruity nose with plenty of spice and floral notes. Ripe and savory on the palate, it has enough structure to provide pleasure for another 3-4 years.


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