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The Riesling Blog, McNicol Riesling 2009

...If you want to know what aged Clare Riesling is all about, grab a bottle of this wine.... read review

Riesling Tasting, Tony Keys, The Key Report

...The McNicol Clare Valley Riesling was considered a star... read review

Cabernet sauvignon and friends, Huon Hook, The Real Review

...Mitchell Sevenhill Vineyard 2008 ... is special value for money: $28 for a fine seven-year-old cabernet is generous indeed... read review

How To Find Subtle Australian, Damian Barr, The Sunday Times

...The Clare Valley is famous for riesling, and this is one of the best. Whiffs of petrol - in a good way, honest - lead to a sharp citrus, then rich tropical honey. Ages Well....

Mitchell Wines, James Halliday, Wine Companion 2016, Five Red Stars

One of the stalwarts of the Clare Valley, established by Jane and Andrew Mitchell, producing long-lived Rieslings and Cabernet Sauvignons in classic regional style. The Range now includes very creditable Semillon, Grenache and Shiraz. A Lovely old stone apple shed provides the cellar door and upper section of the upgraded winery. Children Angus and Edwina are now working in the business, heralding generational changes. Over the years the Mitchells have established or acquired 75ha of vineyards on four excellent sites, some vines over 50years old; all are managed organically, with the use of biodynamic composts for over a decade.

Watervale Riesling 95 points

Semillon 95 Points

Peppertree Vineyard Shiraz 94 Points

Turn of the screw a fine way to stop a wine, Tim White, Financial Review

...anyone who thinks that the screwcap is only suited to the evolution of white wine should get their hands on a bottle or two of Mitchell's McNicol Shiraz 2000: it is evolving consistently and beautifully ... read review

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, april 29

In a sea of soft, drink-now shiraz, high quality cabernet sauvignon stands out for its mouth-gripping tannins ... read review

Chris Shanahan Top drops for April 26

The McNicol could well be the most beautiful riesling you ever try... read review

Good Food: Wine of the Week: Mitchell McNicol Shiraz 2006

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, April 15 read review

Stuart Pigott Riesling Global

The single best young Australian dry Riesling I tasted since I arrived was the 2014 Watervale from Mitchell in the Clare Valley/South Australia... read review

Mitchell Wines, Clare Valley

Dry-grown, hand-picked, estate-bottled ... read review

Recognising the significant contribution to the Clare Valley Wine Industry

The Clare Valley Wine Makers Inc. recently announced their inaugural Legends of the Clare Valley Wine Industry awards at the 30th Gourmet Weekend Anniversary "Black Tie & Pearls" gala dinner.
As Well as her role in the marketing and management of her own award-winning winery, Jane has been instrumental in the promotion of the Clare Valley wine region.
Jane's infectious enthusiasm has certainly help lift the profile of the Clare Valley as a major Australian wine producing region and we recognise her achievements by inducting her into the Clare Valley Winemakers Hall of Fame. read more

James Halliday - Australian Wine Companion 2012

One of the stalwarts of the Clare Valley, producing long lived Rieslings and Cabernet Sauvignons in classis regional style. The range now includes very creditable Semillon, Grenache and Shiraz. A lovely old stone apple shed provides the cellar door and upper section of the compact winery.

What to drink ... Clare Valley rieslings

South Australia's Watervale region is renowned for its beautiful countryside and pristine, age-worthy rieslings, writes Jane Faulkner... read more

Peppertree Vineyard Clare Valley Shiraz 2008

Bright purple-crimson hue; dry-grown, hand-picked estate grapes have produced a lovely wine, supple and smooth in the mouth, with vibrant cherry and plum fruit, good oak and sweet tannins. The best Peppertree Vineyard Shiraz to date.
Screwcap. 14.5% alc. Rating 96 To 2030

McNicol Clare Valley Shiraz 2003

Developed red colour, entirely appropriate; has thrived during the 8 years since vintage, with abundant blackberry and licorice fruit, quality oak, and a long, balanced palate that has fused fruit, oak and tannins into a harmonious whole.
Screwcap. 14.5% alc. Rating 95 To 2023

Watervale Riesling 2010

Bright green-straw; the fragrant/flowery bouquet leads into a crisp, relatively firm, palate; has all the minerally structure one could wish for, with lime fruit at its core.
Screwcap. 13% alc. Rating 94 To 2020