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118 Ratings
Mollydooker Carnival of Love Shiraz
$59.97 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Mollydooker

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Dark opaque violet with deep crimson hue, this wine bursts from the glass a dense melange of berry fruits, dark plum, licorice, and fragrant spice. The palate displays layers of sweet fruit with creamy mocha oak, black pepper hints and superbly balanced tannins, seeming to last for an eternity.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 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...

Expert Reviews
Read all 4 expert reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.