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2005 Mitolo Shiraz Savitar (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Mitolo Wines mitolowines.com.au   details
Appellation: McLaren Vale - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$53.24
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: December 3, 2009 , Shawn Wallace
"big coming into its own . fruit forward as expected with some finesse as well. long long finish."
rated: October 22, 2006 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
96 points "Named after a mythical monster, the 2005 Shiraz Savitar emerges from rocky, low vigor soils, and was aged for 16 months in primarily new French oak barrels. Dazzling aromas of acacia flowers, blueberries, crushed rocks, graphite, licorice, and espresso roast emerge from this tightly knit but intense, fleshy, rich effort. Its multilayered palate, huge body, sweet tannin, and “monster” finish suggest this brilliant wine will be drinkable between 2008 and 2020. It is a superb example of McLaren Vale Shiraz." Best 2008-2020
rated: August 16, 2008 , Roy Nixon
96 points "Saturated with aromas and flavours; some savoury notes along with blackberry fruits and dark chocolate, lingering tannins; good oak. 14.5º alc. Rating 96 Drink 2030" Best 2012-2030
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