Bodegas El Nido was established in collaboration with the Gil family of Bodegas Juan Gil. We utilise mature plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, together with ancient Monastrell (Mataro) selections from the mountain valleys North of Jumilla. Clio is composed from 60-70% Monastrell, with finishing touches of Cabernet and Syrah. The individual parcels are matured for 24 Months in an eclectic collection of new American and French barrels. The wine benefits from a year of bottle maturation before release.
2014 El Nido
The grapes for this wine are made from 12 Ha -29.65 acres- of Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards and 32 Ha -79 acres- of very old Monastrell, with a very low yield.
The grapes are harvested with small baskets to prevent bruising. The bunches are brought to triage tables where the best ones are selected.
It spends 24 months in French and American new oak barrels where it gets a very typical complexity.