Mitolo The Jester Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Cabernet Sauvignon from McLaren Vale, Australia

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Item No. 115768
  • JH94
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.9%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 Jester Cabernet Sauvignon is dense purple in color. On the nose, you'll get masses of blueberries, cassis and leather with intense aromas of coffee and mocha. On the palate, it is spicy, lifted and pure, with juicy and savory tannins, richness and elongated length.

Critical Acclaim

"Deep crimson-purple; uses the Amarone technique pioneered by Joe Grilli in Australia, with 20% of the grapes air-dried for eight weeks before being crushed; it worked for him and does here, adding a dimension of richness to the blackcurrant fruit, and creating a velvety texture."
94 Points

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Rating:
(4/18/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
I am not a big cab fan but this one is not too heavy and has good undertones.
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Rating:
(1/24/2013)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Deep purple with little tannin to the initial taste. Has some nice fruity undertones and is smooth overall. I had mixed emotions on the first bottle so I ordered 3 more. In the end, I would rate it 88pts. and probably would not order it again.
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Mark42 - San Francisco, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(11/9/2012)
Not too keen on this Cab. The aftertaste isn't pleasant and it's too watery and weak-tasting. Boquet is uninteresting.
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Learn About Mitolo Map ItMap It

In a short period of time Mitolo has become recognized as one of the finest producers in McLaren Vale. Mitolo is a family owned business, started by and led by the founder and owner Frank Mitolo's vision to create a range of wines of individuality, integrity and utmost quality. Whether it is in the vineyard, or in the winery, or the work of the different coopers who source and...

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Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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