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Date Printed: 12/18/2014
Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz 2007
Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz 2007
(search item no. 96253)
screw cap wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/18/2014: $24.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Complexed by combining the regional flavours of grapes from McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Padthaway, this wine has incredible power and purity.

As you know, Mollydooker means Aussie for left-hander, so the label depicts a boxer with two left gloves; sure to knock you out! The 2006 was an enormous hit, after receiving 94 points by Jay Miller at The Wine Advocate and chosen as the 3rd Best Value Red Wine from Australia by Harvey Steiman at The Wine Spectator with 90 points! Incredible Shiraz at an unbeatable price.

90 Points

"Supple and generous. A lithe mouthful of spicey blackberry and tar flavors, lingering effortlessly with a thin veil of fine tannins. Drink now through 2013. -Harvey Steiman
Wine Spectator

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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.