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Mitolo Jester Shiraz 2018

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Strong and gentle, as per the Mitolo motto. Red plums, vanilla and clove on the nose, blackberries and mulberries on the palate, the tannins fine and supple. A great wine to pair with braised meats.
Mitolo Jester Shiraz
Wine Specs
Variety
Shiraz
Region
McLaren Vale, SA
Vintage
2018
Winery
Mitolo
Winemaker
Ben Glaetzer
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2030
Bling
93pts Sam Kim, 90pts Wine Advocate
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes
The Mitolos arrived in Oz in the 1950s, ex the Abruzzo winemaking region of Italy and began market gardening. Later Frank started making wine for family and friends to drink. That was humming along until a quick chat turned into a 5-hour discussion with legendary winemaker Ben Glaetzer, culminating in a 6-word business plan written on a napkin – ‘Individuality, integrity, quality, purity, elegance and power’. Grapes are sourced from family friends and exceptional growers, the Loprestis. Power comes from the heavy clay soils, elegance thanks to the gentle afternoon sea breezes. This inherent complexity ties in neatly with the business plan and winery motto, originally from Abruzzo, ‘Forte a Gentile: strong and gentle.’
McLaren Vale, SA

Region

McLaren Vale, SA

Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowne ...
Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowned Shiraz producers, accounting for roughly 50% of grapes crushed annually.#html-body [data-pb-style="61D2AFF6D1D93"]{justify-content: flex-start; display: flex; flex-direction: column; background-position: left top; background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-attachment: scroll; border-style: none; border-width: 1px; border-radius: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px;}#html-body [data-pb-style="61D2AFF6D1DA3"]{border-style: none; border-width: 1px; border-radius: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px;} Read Full Article
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McLaren Vale, SA
McLaren Vale, SA

Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowned Shiraz producers, accounting for roughly 50% of grapes crushed annually.

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