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- Kurzbeschreibung: Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz 2016 Australien McLaren Vale Rotwein
- Artikel-Nr.: 6012160
Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz 2016 Australien McLaren Vale Rotwein - VEGAN. Wieder ein klasse Blue Eyed Boy! Schwarz in der Farbe, mit samtig, seidigen Tanninen präsentiert sich dieser Shiraz jetzt schon mit unglaublicher Trinkfreude. Wobei Luftzufuhr den Wein noch imposanter macht! Brombeere, dunkle Waldfrüchte, Schwarzkirsche, Backpflaume, Vanille, Leder, Salmiak, Schokoladenkekse, Kaffee ... Mollydookershake anwenden und Ihn viel Zeit geben, sich zu entwickeln.
Winery Report: 2016 was Mollydooker’s biggest vintage to date, with a total 1437 tonne of grapes crushed and into barrel. Budburst was a week later than usual, but veraison and harvesting were generally right on cue, despite several heat spikes (107°F) early in the season.
To handle the extra fruit we decided to increase our fermentation capacity in the winery, this meant that a lot of work needed to be completed before the fruit arrived. Much thought and a whole lot of manpower went into creating four new temperature controlled 10 tonne fermenters. The tanks were installed just one week before the fruit arrived, phew!
Our first pick was our McLaren Vale Verdelho in the third week of February. The last time we made The Violinist Verdelho was in 2013, so it was exciting to see its return in 2016. The arrival of all our red grapes were fortunately well spaced out, which allowed the winemakers ample space to handle the fruit in the winery. During March and April the weather remained mild which was perfect for grape maturation, allowing the flavour and Fruit WeightTM to consistently increase week by week. The ferments were well behaved and finished off beautifully in barrel, allowing early oak integration and added complexity in the wines.
Winemaker Tasting Notes: The 2016 Blue Eyed Boy is dense in color with vibrant dark purple hues. A complex, alluring and lifted nose of blueberry, dark cherry, caramel and hints of vanilla bean leap from the glass. Powerful yet delicate, the wine voices luscious layers of fresh berries, black pepper, coffee and a finishing note of chocolate cream. Full bodied, well defined tannins provide the backbone, as the wine fills the mouth and continues to evolve with every glass poured.
Allergene: Sulfite - Alkoholgehalt: 16% - Abfüller: Mollydooker Wines 2016 | 23 Coppermine Road McLaren Vale, SA | South Australia - Einführer: AixVinum, Niklas Kudlek, Vaalser Str. 90 A, 52074 Aachen