Mollydooker 2013 Shiraz, Carnival of Love, McLaren Vale
Mollydooker (Aussie for left-hander) Wines was established in 2005 by Sarah and Sparky Marquis and they've done nothing but receive rave reviews for their wines since then. The winery is on the prime Seaview Ridge in McLaren Vale, South Australia, and the vines are grown according to the Marquis Vineyard Watering Program to give the grapes the rich flavors that distinguish Mollydooker's wines. The Carnival of Love Shiraz is one of their best and has made the Wine Spectator's "Top 100" twice, the 2012 was #2. The Wine Spectator scored this 2013 93 points and said "Dense, dark and brooding, with smoky, tarry overtones to the pulsing core of blueberry, plum and black tea flavors, weaving licorice notes through the finish. Best from 2017 through 2023. "Extremely Limited!!!