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THE MIMIC SHIRAZ

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THE MIMIC SHIRAZCork

Unusually, an Old World version of a New World wine. Here's a Spanish take on big Australian Shiraz and at a silly price.

Jumilla DO, Spain
2015
14.5% ABV.
100% Shiraz
75cl

£8.95

Price includes VAT

Tasting notes:

A deep, rich ruby colour. The nose is a heady mix of plum, cassis, damson and smooth vanilla with a touch of spice and very slight touch of mint. The palate is equally impressive, showing more dark fruits, cherry, plum, more savoury damson and creamy smooth vanilla, lingering with structured acidity and lasting warmth on the end palate.

About the wine:

The Mimic Shiraz grapes are carefully harvested at the moment of optimum ripeness before undergoing pressing to extract all the juice. The must then spends an extended period of time on its skins and temperature controlled fermentation to extract the maximum fruit freshness from the grapes.

After fermentation, the 80% of the wine spends 3 months in French oak before blending with the unoaked wine and bottling. 

Food Match:

Pair with chargrilled burgers, smoked meats - excellent at a BBQ.

This wine is suitable for vegetarians and vegans. 

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