Original
5 Ratings
Rosemount Mountain Blue Shiraz Cabernet

Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) 1997 Mountain Blue shows a rich, deep ruby colour and displays the exceptional quality that we regard as latent to the Mudgee wine region and our vineyards there. The mulberry and brambly fruit of Cabernet Sauvignon enriches the aroma and marries well with the complex earthy, mint and spice characters of Shiraz and the toasty oak underlay. On the palate, the intense fruit and firm tannin backbone reaffirms the wine's excellent depth and sustained richness. Blackberry and spicy plum flavours domin...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/00.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast