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Mitolo Serpico Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Wine Review

Mitolo Serpico Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Mitolo Serpico Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 4.7/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $52.95

Drink: 2013-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Mitolo

Agent: Lifford Agencies

Product: 659599

More Vintages: 2008   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 93/100

The Platonic ideal of cassis fleshed out by blackberry and dark spices and loads of toasty oak on this nose of this robust red wine. Full-bodied, smooth and balanced. Lots of layers and complexity yet also hedonistically rich and easy to drink. Try it with a juicy steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steak, beef empanadas, chicken cacciatore, venison burgers, hard cheese.

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This was reviewed April 26, 2014 by

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Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

An absolutely beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon from Mclaren Vale in South Australia. The grapes for this wine were dried for several weeks prior to crushing/fermenting which adds a unique element of complexity to every aspect of this premium wine. If you're a fan of Italy's famous Amarone then I'd highly recommend you try this stunning Australian appassimento style wine. Intensely aromatic and flavorful, with layers of dried fruits, dark fruits, plum, and heart warming baking spices. This wine is showing wonderfully now and will only continue to evolve over the next decade. Tasted November 2014. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.nataliemaclean.com
From the back label: One must have the courage to stand up for your beliefs and not conform to the masses. The fruit for this wine was air dried for up to 8 weeks before crushing. this is the "Amarone" style of winemaking (Appassimento) with grapes picked at 12.5% potential alcohol and dried slowly to achieve 15% alcohol in the finished wine. The 2009 vintages was matured in 100% new oak barrels of which 90% was French. - Community Wine Reviews
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