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Mollydooker Velvet Glove Shiraz 2009

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia
  • RP 97
  • WS 96
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Winemaker Notes

Our pinnacle Shiraz, the Velvet Glove is crafted with stunning beauty and power. It wraps your entire palate in a velvet glove of amazing fruit flavors that seem to last forever.

To honor the beauty and individuality of our Velvet Glove Shiraz, we seal it in a unique bottle, apply a real velvet label printed in silver foil, and then place the bottle in a gorgeous velvet bag embroidered with silver thread. It's our labor of... View More

Critical Acclaim

RP 97
The Wine Advocate

The 2009 Velvet Glove is 100% Shiraz matured in American oak, 97% new. Very deep garnet purple colored, it gives intense warm blackberry, choco-mint, smoked bacon and marmite-toast aromas with nuances of coffee, roasted nuts and vanilla. Floral notes of violets and potpourri emerge after a few minutes. Very rich, very crisp, concentrated and full, there’s a good backbone of firm, very fine tannins and crisp acid leading into the very long and layered finish. This is a very well balanced, structured wine that should begin to open-out with 2-3 years in bottle, drinking 2014 to 2024+.

WS 96
Wine Spectator

Polished, expressive, supple and velvety, glowing brightly with blueberry, black and damson plum, with a panoply of sweet spices, all the flavors melding together with impressive integrity and persisting in a very long, complex finish. Most appealing is the deftness of the balance. Best from 2012 through 2020.

Mollydooker

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Mollydooker, , Australia
Mollydooker
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 give the grapes the rich flavors that distinguish... View More