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G.A.M. SHIRAZ 2015 McLaren Vale, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MITOLO
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, complex, very cedary, quite spicy, intense, ripe, black cherry driven nose with lots of mineral notes and a touch of smoke. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, intense, tangy, ripe, plummy, black cherry flavours with a lingering, crisp, cedary, well structured, still rather grippy finish. Has 14.5% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar with lot number L0001 on the back label. Screwcap closure. The recommended 2012 (***) was released on June 25, 2016 at $39.95. CSPC 596031
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating ***(91 points)
Cedary, Juicy, Dense Black Cherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Deeper and richer than the 2014, the 2015 Shiraz G.A.M. (which represents the initials of the Mitolo children) offers a smokin' good bouquet of mulled spices, chocolate, salted caramel, and licorice. This flows to a ripe, full-bodied, opulent Shiraz that has terrific depth of fruit, a layered mid-palate, sweet tannin, and a clean, balanced style that will evolve nicely for a decade or more. Maturity 2018-2028. Score - 95 (Jeb Dunnuck, jebdunnuck.com, March 15, 2018) Price $ 37.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 22, 2020
Cases bought 49 (6 bottles per case)

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