2003 Mitolo Shiraz Reiver
Syrah - 750ML

  • WA 99
  • JH 93

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WA 99
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2004
The 2003 Shiraz Reiver is a 100% Shiraz from the Greenock region of Barossa cropped at 1.2 tons of fruit per acre and aged 18 months in primarily new French barrels and small foudres. Winemaker Ben Glaetzer has fashioned... The 2003 Shiraz Reiver is a 100% Shiraz from the Greenock region of Barossa cropped at 1.2 tons of fruit per acre and aged 18 months in primarily new French barrels and small foudres. Winemaker Ben Glaetzer has fashioned an opaque purple-colored offering displaying a gorgeous bouquet of crushed rocks violets and blueberries that is reminiscent of the prodigious 1990 St.-Emilion Beausejour-Duffau. It possesses a terrific texture impressive purity a long finish and atypically low alcohol (14%) for such ripeness and intensity.
JH 93
James Halliday - James Halliday, October 2004
Medium to full-bodied; black fruits and plums, with savoury tannins in contrast; good oak.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Sub-region Barossa Valley
Vintage 2003