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2006 Mitolo Jester Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Mitolo Wines mitolowines.com.au   details
Appellation: McLaren Vale - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$16.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: August 10, 2008 , Marcus Hicks-Ridder
3.5 stars "Color: dark; Nose: discreet; Aromas: mineral; Acidity: lively; Sweetness: medium dry; Body: firm; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; RP 92:"The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon “Jester” includes 20% dried grapes in the style of Amarone. Purple-colored, it has a fragrant bouquet of black fruits, tar, and violets. This leads to a smooth-textured, layered, dense wine with enough structure to evolve for 4-6 years. It has a long, pure finish and can be enjoyed over the next 15-20 years. It is a superb value in Cabernet Sauvignon. Mitolo, which began operations in 1999, is a partnership of the Mitolo family and winemaker Ben Glaetzer. The focus is on McLaren Vale fruit from Willunga, the most southern part of the district." "
rated: December 1, 2008 , Roy Nixon
89 points "Signs of adolescent confusion; slightly jammy fruit, a solid slab of chocolate and vanilla oak, then a slightly short finish. May improve with time. Screwcap. 14.5% alc. Rating 89 " Best 2008-2012
rated: January 19, 2013 , Jay Miller
92 points Best 2013-2023
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