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Mollydooker Verdelho Mclaren Vale the Violinist 2006

Member Review by PumpedUpFoodie:

From March 6, 2007... I recently paired this wine with skate wings with a lemon-caper sauce on a bed of roasted potatoes, red onions and, yes, asparagus. The wine is pale straw yellow, very heavy on the glass, with plenty of tears, slowly pouring off the side of the glass. The nose is strong and slightly hot, loaded with lemon grass and sweet creamy butter. The wine slides down easily into your mouth and wraps your tongue on a thick blanket of tropical fruits and spices; peaches and cream, exotic melons, guava, lime, caramel and a touch of nutmeg. A slightly hot spicy finish compliments this intense fruit coctail over a relatively long finish. This wine was able to stand the asparagus. It was, perhaps, a little bit too overwhealming for the light, delicate, creamy flavor of the skate. I, nonetheless, enjoyed it very much.

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Mollydooker Wines:
Husband and wife team Sarah and Sparky Marquis are well known for making award winning wines for Fox Creek, Henry's Drive, Parsons Flat, Shirvington and Marquis Philips. This fun loving and inspiring couple now focuses exclusively on producing their own Mollydooker Wines. Their motto is ‘We make wines which make people go WOW, through attention to detail and commitment to excellenc... Read more
Husband and wife team Sarah and Sparky Marquis are well known for making award winning wines for Fox Creek, Henry's Drive, Parsons Flat, Shirvington and Marquis Philips. This fun loving and inspiring couple now focuses exclusively on producing their own Mollydooker Wines. Their motto is ‘We make wines which make people go WOW, through attention to detail and commitment to excellence.’ They guarantee the intense fruit flavors and quality of their wines by rating them on their Marquis Fruit Weight™ scale, and rejecting those which they don’t consider good enough for their consumers. This dedication and devotion to their craft has earned them the title of Australian Winemakers of the Year and produced a Wine Spectator Top 10 Wine of the Year two years in a row and five wines that have scored 99-points from Robert Parker of the The Wine Advocate. Read less

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Snooth User: PumpedUpFoodie
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4.00 5
01/03/2008

From March 6, 2007... I recently paired this wine with skate wings with a lemon-caper sauce on a bed of roasted potatoes, red onions and, yes, asparagus. The wine is pale straw yellow, very heavy on the glass, with plenty of tears, slowly pouring off the side of the glass. The nose is strong and slightly hot, loaded with lemon grass and sweet creamy butter. The wine slides down easily into your mouth and wraps your tongue on a thick blanket of tropical fruits and spices; peaches and cream, exotic melons, guava, lime, caramel and a touch of nutmeg. A slightly hot spicy finish compliments this intense fruit coctail over a relatively long finish. This wine was able to stand the asparagus. It was, perhaps, a little bit too overwhealming for the light, delicate, creamy flavor of the skate. I, nonetheless, enjoyed it very much.


Snooth User: jwsy
19417335
3.50 5
06/09/2009

PumpedUpFoodie20 is right on. Excellent at price point.


Snooth User: marianna84
10085157
3.00 5
11/25/2008

Three glasses



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