An Australian Wine Blog

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Mitchell Mataro Grenache 2012

Dusty, almost leafy, meaty even. Fresh peppery hints, remnants of fruit and a suggested of dried currant. Medium bodied, a lightness and delicacy - even - that combines some choc-mocha, licorice salinity. 

Generous carry of flavour, but in that light context. Tannin is present, fine, persistent. There's a little flash of that salinity thAT gives the wine it's secondary surge of flavour. Great overall package, and nice to see released as a 5yo, particularly given the ask. 92 

Tasted on: Wednesday 28th June, a Leaf to Fruit day
Source: Sample
Price: $24
Alcohol: 14.8%
Closure: Screwcap

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