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Date Printed: 8/27/2014
Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2010
Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2010
(search item no. 113249)
collectible wine
screw cap wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 8/27/2014: $95.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

#98 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2012

Dark opaque violet with deep crimson hue, this wine bursts from the glass a dense melange of berry fruits, dark plum, licorice, and fragrant spice. The palate displays layers of sweet fruit with creamy mocha oak, black pepper hints and superbly balanced tannins, seeming to last for an eternity.

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About Mollydooker:

Mollydooker (Aussie for left-hander) Wines was established in 2005 by Sarah and Sparky Marquis. Five of their wines have been chosen in the Wine Spectator's "Top 100," and their Carnival of Love Shiraz has made the "Top 100" twice. The winery is on the prime Seaview Ridge in McLaren Vale, South Australia, and the vines are grown according to the Marquis Vineyard Watering Programme to give the grapes the rich flavors that distinguish Mollydooker's wines. Mollydooker makes Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot and Verdelho. The Velvet Glove Shiraz, with 95%+ Marquis Fruit Weight is superbly complete and complex, with stunny beauty and power.