Monday, September 21, 2009

Mitolo Jester 2007

  • Area: Austrailia, Mclaren Vale
  • Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Rating: Black 93 Dilettante 93
Description: The Italian wine maker Mitolo, goes down under and the result is simply great. 20% of the fruit is sun-dried, giving this wine an Amarone flair. Plums, flowers, spice, road tar and a hint of eucalyptus makes for an enticing nose. Concentrated and a little clingy on the palate, this wine is bold without being belligerent. The oh so lively attack is loaded with bright red candied fruits. Lower notes of cherry wood and raisin balance the whole thing out nicely. The extra dry finish has a black licorice twist. Aptly named and so yummy. We'll be sure to pick up a few more bottles. Benefits from a little air. Decanting not required.

Price: $17

1 comment:

R said...

93 for an Aussie? Wow.