Mollydooker

The Scooter Merlot

8.9113 ratings
8.78 pro ratings
McLaren Vale, Fleurieu, South Australia, Australia
Merlot
Top Notes For
Cory Fierro

I've read about the Mollydooker wines but this is my first time trying one I've bought. Immediate nose of cocoa and espresso and dark chocolate with some wet forest floor and cooked blueberries. The palate is more along the lines of verifying the nose but is super hot in your throat, even when paired with food. Just saw some sediment in my glass as I finished it, which always brings down the score for me. Worthwhile if found for a good price, but not for searching out.

I've read about the Mollydooker wines but this is my first time trying one I've bought. Immediate nose of cocoa and espresso and dark chocolate with some wet forest floor and cooked blueberries. The palate is more along the lines of verifying the nose but is super hot in your throat, even when paired with food. Just saw some sediment in my glass as I finished it, which always brings down the score for me. Worthwhile if found for a good price, but not for searching out.

2 people found it helpfulFeb 26th, 2015
Paul Spackman

Typical 'Molly' - a massive mouthful of fruit that disguises it's 16%. Lasted well decanted for 1.5 hrs and gave a lot of simple pleasure.

Typical 'Molly' - a massive mouthful of fruit that disguises it's 16%. Lasted well decanted for 1.5 hrs and gave a lot of simple pleasure.

2 people found it helpfulNov 25th, 2014
Tom Wood

Choc, espresso, blueberries. Indicative of fruit characteristics throughout the range. Little more body than your average merlot, subtle underlying spice. $28: can not go wrong!

Choc, espresso, blueberries. Indicative of fruit characteristics throughout the range. Little more body than your average merlot, subtle underlying spice. $28: can not go wrong!

1 person found it helpfulJun 1st, 2015
Robyn Hippie Watts

Powerful bite. Not sure / maybe it will grow on me after the first glass. Warming my throat for sure!

Powerful bite. Not sure / maybe it will grow on me after the first glass. Warming my throat for sure!

1 person found it helpfulMar 12th, 2015
Pamela Chester

One of my favorites. Have loved all the varieties from this vineyard. Check them out.

One of my favorites. Have loved all the varieties from this vineyard. Check them out.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 7th, 2015
Brett Braithwaite

Yum!

1 person found it helpfulJan 25th, 2015
Anthony Thompson

Brilliant!

Brilliant!

1 person found it helpfulDec 20th, 2014
Tim Munsell

Great Merlot!

Great Merlot!

1 person found it helpfulNov 28th, 2014
Sarah Lewis

Big juicy red nicely complimented the lamb we served. Much more complex than an average merlot, with a brightness- almost some tartness- at the start and an easy, smooth finish that's pleasant to those of us who love dry reds.

Big juicy red nicely complimented the lamb we served. Much more complex than an average merlot, with a brightness- almost some tartness- at the start and an easy, smooth finish that's pleasant to those of us who love dry reds.

1 person found it helpfulNov 24th, 2014
Austin Beeman

Ruby red. Smokey hazelnut chocolate nose. Huge mouthfeel !!! Waves of alcohol black jelly. Burnt toast. $30

Ruby red. Smokey hazelnut chocolate nose. Huge mouthfeel !!! Waves of alcohol black jelly. Burnt toast. $30

1 person found it helpfulAug 9th, 2014