Mitolo G.A.M. 2017 (93 WA)
“Another successful vintage, the 2017 GAM Shiraz is a bit more savory than usual, with meaty notes and hints of black olives joining rich blackberry flavors. Full-bodied and velvety on the palate, it remains juicy and fresh on the finish, picking up hints of cherries and raspberries. It should drink well for a decade.”
G.A.M. represents the first initial of each of the Mitolo children's first names - Gemma, Alex and Marco. The G.A.M. Shiraz comes from the Chinese Block within the Lopresti Vineyard, located all the way at the southern tip of McLaren Vale and on the coast.
McLaren Vale, Australia
Founder Frank Mitolo drew inspiration from his Italian heritage and especially his horticultural background - he is the 4th generation of a family of agriculturists – in starting the company in 1999. In 2001 acclaimed winemaker Ben Glaetzer became a partner, and together Frank and Ben have shared an uncompromising dedication to producing wines that express purity of flavor, show elegance of structure, and maintain a rich, powerful complexity. In a short period of time, Mitolo has become recognized as one of the finest producers in McLaren Vale.