Each parcel of fruit for Mitolo Jester, Shiraz is fermented on skins for 5 to 6 days at a cool temperature to enhance the pure berry fruit. The Mitolo Jester, Shiraz is then pressed and undergoes partial barrel fermentation. A natural malolactic fermentation is completed before the Mitolo Jester, Shiraz is racked.
Mitolo Jester, Shiraz is aged in 2-4 year old French oak for 9 months
Tasting Notes Deep cherry jube in colour, Jester Shiraz continues to show bright, vibrant, rich fruit. A revelation of blue and black berries, there is mocha and a hint of spice on the nose. The palate exhibits focused, genuine fruit and subtle, yet structured, tannins support a velvety elongated finish.
Mitolo Jester, Shiraz will cellar well for 6 to 8 years.