Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from McLaren Vale, Australia

$129.00
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The 2012 vintage is available for: $89.00
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Item No. 91976
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP97
  • WS95
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WS94
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Winemaker's Notes

Number 8 on Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 2007!

"A stunning wine of immense depth and integrity. Seamless from start to finish, this starts off strong and keeps building through the long, powerful finish. The flavors center on blueberry, plum, meaty cherry, cedar and cream, with a hint of mint, and the tannins are so finely polished they gleam. Drink now through 2020."
Wine Spectator
95 Points

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Rating:
(9/26/2010)
Talk about an explosion of fruit in the mouth. I bought out every bottle I could find in the area.
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Learn About Mollydooker Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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For my first vintage at Mollydooker, I was amazed at the color of the Shiraz grapes, coming from the Gateway ...
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