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Mitolo Shiraz Reiver Syrah Wine 2003

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 2003 Shiraz Reiver is a 100% Shiraz from the Greenock region of Barossa cropped at 1.2 tons of fruit per acre and aged 18 months in primarily new French barrels and small foudres. Winemaker Ben Glaetzer has fashioned an opaque purple-colored offering displaying a gorgeous bouquet of crushed rocks violets and blueberries that is reminiscent of the prodigious 1990 St.-Emilion Beausejour-Duffau. It possesses a terrific texture impressive purity a long finish and atypically low alcohol (1

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Varietal: Syrah
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Mitolo Wines Pty Ltd:
Mitolo Wines is a family owned business, borne of and led by the founder and owner Frank Mitolo's vision; to create a range of wines of individuality, integrity and utmost quality. Whether it is the in the vineyard, or in the winery, or the work of the many different coopers who source and shape the diverse barrels which are used at Mitolo, each wine is nurtured and developed with a zeal... Read more
Mitolo Wines is a family owned business, borne of and led by the founder and owner Frank Mitolo's vision; to create a range of wines of individuality, integrity and utmost quality. Whether it is the in the vineyard, or in the winery, or the work of the many different coopers who source and shape the diverse barrels which are used at Mitolo, each wine is nurtured and developed with a zealous passion that spares no effort or investment to ensure that the best of everything is brought together to make wines of purity, elegance and power. Read less

External Reviews for Mitolo Shiraz Reiver Syrah Wine

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/22/2014

The 2003 Shiraz Reiver is a 100% Shiraz from the Greenock region of Barossa cropped at 1.2 tons of fruit per acre and aged 18 months in primarily new French barrels and small foudres. Winemaker Ben Glaetzer has fashioned an opaque purple-colored offering displaying a gorgeous bouquet of crushed rocks violets and blueberries that is reminiscent of the prodigious 1990 St.-Emilion Beausejour-Duffau. It possesses a terrific texture impressive purity a long finish and atypically low alcohol (1




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