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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2011
Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2011
(search item no. 121172)
collectible wine
screw cap wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $95.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 94 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:

This is the wine I tell all my friends about. To see the look on their faces after their first sip is priceless. The 2011 Carnival of Love so clearly shows the essence of Mollydooker. It has elegance; a complete, intense, seamless flavour spectrum; a sumptuous mouth feel and perfect balance. At 92% Fruit Weight it is a wine to go WOW about, an absolute beauty.

Our whole family is involved in making our wines, and all the wonderful people who drink them become our friends, so we named this wine Carnival of Love, because the wines bring us together. If you look closely you will notice that the Lefty characters are all included in the label and when you join the Carnival of Love and the Enchanted Path together, the two labels form one beautiful continuous love story.

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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.