2002 Mitchelton Shiraz
Wine Spectator Review Victorian Shiraz has more zip than those of Barossa and McLaren Vale. Crisp and refined, this one has lively acidity balanced against juicy plum and blackberry flavors, lingering on the open, refined finish. Best from 2008 through 2014.
Wine.comIntense deep purple and violet hues suggest a depply flavored wine. There are powerful, hypnotic aromas of brandied cherries, Christmas pudding and smoky charcuterie lying beneath delicate aromatics of creme anglais, violet perfume and ripe mulberries. On the palate, the wine continues intently with harmony between power of fruit and delicacy of structure. The harmony arises from intense ripe fruits and mouth-filling weight deftly harnessed by the chalky tannins and gentle acidity which maintains...
DecanterRating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Selling for a mere AU$20 down under, this stunning Shiraz was the hightest scoring wine in my notes from the current Mitchelton portfolio, even eclipsing super cuvée 2002 Parish with its trendy dollop of Viognier. On sale early 2005. Drink up to 2009.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 85.3 pts. and median of 84 pts. in 4 notes)
Wine NewsRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News