2016 Mitolo `GAM` McLaren Vale Shiraz

South Australia Australia

Full-Bodied

£34.00 now, and £34.00 on the 15th of each month

A big and bold well balanced Australian Shiraz from a top producer

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First payment: 15th November 2021

SKU: MITOLO Categories: ,

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Intense and Complex

Grape Variety

100% Syrah/Shiraz

Sweetness

Dry

Alcohol

14.5%

Winemaking

Vegan, Vegetarian

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Flavour Characteristics

Black Cherry Black Cherry

Black Plum Black Plum

Charred Wood Charred Wood

Earth Earth

Sweet spices Sweet spices

Thyme Thyme

Vanilla Vanilla

McLaren Vale based Mitolo is a family owned winery and is one of the Australian producers to watch. McLaren Vale is one of the great and oldest names of Australian wine and the Mitolo vineyard that produces the Shiraz grapes for this wine overlooks the ocean ensuring cool afternoon breezes that help retain good acidity levels and aid in the development of complex flavours in the grapes.

This wine is intense and complex with a nose of black cherry and blackened cedar wood with dried Mediterranean herbs. The palate has immense yet savoury flavours of vanilla, dark plums and dry, earthy flavours reminiscent of the clay soil from which it is grown. It is superbly balanced despite it’s bold flavours.

How to serve it

Room

Pairs well with

Grilled Pepper Steak.  Barbequed Pork.  Roast Duck with Plum Sauce.

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