67 Ratings
Mollydooker Enchanted Path Shiraz - Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Description

91 pts - Wine SpectatorThis is a pre-buy price available for a short time only. Regular Price (after Pre-Buy offer ends): $106.99Opaque purple-colored, the wine has a fragrant bouquet of pain grille, leather, smoked meat, game, blueberry, and blackberry. This is followed by a structured wine with intense, spicy black fruit flavors, full-body, and superb balance. It is still tightly wound and will benefit from 6-8 years of cellaring.

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    This is a very, very beautiful blend. Only the flagship, Velvet Glove is close to this.

    almost 4 years
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    mossy nose, smoky vanilla soft notes. silky but a heavy hitter

    almost 4 years
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    with Doug usge

    over 6 years
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  • Wine & Spirits
    The 2005 Enchanted Path (66% Shiraz and 34% Cabernet Sauvignon aged in primarily American oak, 60% new) is fashioned from relatively young vines. It reveals an amazing opaque purple/blue/black color (always a hallmark of Marquis wines), a full-bodied, powerful, smoky nose, extravagant layers of fruit, spice, glycerin, and extract, full body, superb intensity, tremendous richness, and a seamless personality. It is a textbook example of a southern Australian red at its richest, fullest, and most pure. For consumers with open minds and progressive palates, this amazing red should age beautifully for 10-15 years.
  • Wine Spectator
    "Big, ripe and focused, offering a blast of cherry and plum, with a welcome floral note that lasts through the long, vivid finish. Has a touch of spice as the finish lingers against fine tannins. Drink now through 2017. 1,329 cases made."