Mitolo Jester Shiraz 2012 Wine Review
Mitolo Jester Shiraz 2012
South Australia, Australia
Community Reviews: 14
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Bottle size: 750 ml
Natalie's Score: 90/100
Bacon and campfire smoke on the nose of this big Australian red wine from oak aging. It's made from the country's flagship red wine grape Shiraz. Richard Tarlan was a favourite among the jesters to the Queen Elizabeth I and was the first to achieve national celebrity status. This wine is named in his honour, but it's no joke. Pair with lamb cutlets.
Shiraz food pairings: lamb cutlets, hamburgers, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup, cheese.
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This Mitolo Jester Shiraz 2012 was reviewed on February 9, 2017 by Natalie MacLean
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|Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:|
Smoke and meat on the nose. Full bodied, full flavour of dark fruit. Good finish of spice and tart fruit. Tasted Jan 31/16
|Melanie rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:|
|Gwen Barton rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:|
Big, intense, full bodied Australian Shiraz. Aromas and flavours of chocolate, blackberry jam, mint and smoke. Signature white pepper noted on the finish. Excellent paired with strong flavoured hard cheese- think very old cheddar. Tasted Dec 2017
|Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:|
Aromas of blackberries, India ink, vanilla and candied cherries, and baking spices. The taste is blackberry, vanilla, and raspberry. Quite smooth in the mouth with a medium-long cherry finish with a touch of spice.
|Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:|
Well, no surprises here! Big blackberry nose, creamy berry, cherry, vanilla palate. Pretty standard stuff, a sure-fire crowd pleaser!
|Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:|
Deep ruby, a little jammy on the nose with stewed fruit, dark cherry, vanillia and oak spice. Medium full bodied, sweet ripe blackberry and some dried herb, juicy acidity, soft tannins and a medium length finish.
Tasted January 2016
|Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:|
Smoky blackfruit on the nose with plum, blackberry, chocolate and some tobacco on the palate. Pair with bacon cheese burger.
|Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 75/100 with the following review:|
A typical new world shiraz…
Presentation: Playful, easy to read label, nice
Appearance: Medium-dark ruby
Nose: Dirty socks, wet wood
Taste: Sour cherries, acidic, leather, tannic.
Finish: leather, sharp, tight.
Overall impression: Fruit forward with a back end of leather and wood.
Value: 2 out of 5
2 Members would buy this wine again
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