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2006 Mitolo Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Jester"

Mitolo 2006 Shiraz

Winery: Mitolo

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Jester"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: Shiraz

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: McLaren Vale

State or country: Australia

Price: $21

Cases produced: 7,000

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: May 13, 2008

Wine Review: We recently tried this Very Good offering at a wine tasting party that we attended. This dark ruby wine opens with a fragrant blackberry liqueur like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is round, juicy, with lush and extracted blackberry like flavors with a touch of cherry on the back palate. The finish is quite dry and has soft tannins that linger slightly. This wine is a nice everyday red that would pair well with burgers off the grill. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Dense purple colour and an almost black appearance. Dark chocolate, anise and allspice dominate the nose, supported by hints of French oak, cherries and coffee. A fresh and juicy mid-palate shrouds tannin and length. The wine has flavours of fresh cut plums and licorice with hints of blackberry and espresso. A long and lingering finish.

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