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2006 Mitolo Shiraz G.A.M. McLaren Vale
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008

($49) Bright purple. Seductive bouquet of smoky dark berries, candied cherry and sandalwood. Licorice and floral pastille notes emerge with air and carry onto the palate, adding complexity to the sweet cassis and blueberry flavors. Leaves dark berry, vanilla and cola flavors behind on the long, sappy finish. Captivating already, but I'd bet on this gaining complexity over the next six or seven years.

88 Points | Wine Spectator
95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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07/22/2008
by Galbraith11811808
delicious.
05/18/2008
by weitzman12385242
Best Shiraz I have ever tasted. Big, chewy and smooth! Favorite wine I have tasted from Australia!

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Syrah

While the grape is currently grown throughout the world, the most elegant Syrahs still come from the Northern Rhone valley, particularly the appellations of Côte Rôtie, Cornas, and Hermitage. Here, steep, terraced vineyards help produce full-bodied, intense, tannic wines loaded with white pepper and red fruit. In the vineyard, Syrah is largely cooperative- vines are productive, but not overly vigorous. Skins are thick, helping the grape...
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