Original
81 Ratings
Mollydooker Shiraz Carnival of Love McLaren Vale

Wine Details

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) "Amazingly, the 2005 Carnival of Love ratchets up the level of quality. A selection of the finest Shiraz barrels, it boasts an extraordinary black/purple color, gorgeous notes of blackberry liqueur, camphor, and smoke, and an enormous voluptuousness that would make even Pamela Anderson jealous. Great purity, symmetry, and harmony as well as remarkable balance for such a rich, intense wine, as it sat in the glass espresso, vanillin, white chocolate, and additional black fruits also emerged. It sho...

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    enjoyed a dry taste.

    almost 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/15/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/15/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/29/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/29/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (2014 Vintage) Bold, expressive, velvety and generous, with ripe cherry and plum flavors at the core. Complex details of vanilla bean, licorice, Earl Grey tea and gingerbread explode on the long finish.