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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 – 2015

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TWF Chardonnay in 2018 – The Year in Review

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Kumeu River Chardonnay retrospective 2018

It feels like a very long time since Jun... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds media circus

The Penfolds circus. Every year Penfolds... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Riot Rose, wine in a can

McLaren Vale winemaker Tom O'Donnell is ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Rootstock pulls up stumps

Too bold, too good, too successful; the ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds goes to infinity and beyond

It's hard to know where to start. Austra... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Mildara Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

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Test: Repour

On February 28 I opened a bottle of the ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Grenache Project 17 – A celebration of single vineyard grenache

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Grosset Wines Retrospective 2017 – a tasting of riesling and cabernets

Earlier in 2017, Jeffrey Grosset hosted ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds G3 launched

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New wind blows at Thousand Candles

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Californian Cabernet

Decanter magazine reported of the 1984 C... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Terrason Aligoté 2018

20 March 2019

Grown in Whitfield on deep iron-rich vol... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Brothers Wine Co. Chardonnay 2018

20 March 2019

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Silkman Reserve Chardonnay 2016

20 March 2019

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Whistler Shiraz 2016

20 March 2019

From the Heysen Estate vineyard, planted... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Coriole Estate Shiraz Fiano 2018

20 March 2019

Includes 3% Fiano, which is better than ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Kalleske Merchant Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

20 March 2019

A wine that has its ups and downs (in ou... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Whistler Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

20 March 2019

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Pepper Tree Tallavera Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Sour-sweet cherry fruit scents, touch of... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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De Iuliis Steven Vineyard Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Lovely expression here, set to darker fr... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Margan Family Wines Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Dark cherry, kirsch scents, malt and smo... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Hungerford Hill St Vernay Vineyard Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Heady bouquet of cedar and clove spice, ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Gundog Estate Hunter’s Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Red cherry, just ripe raspberry scents, ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Gundog Estate Rare Game Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Strong, rich, dense perfume of choc-rasp... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Gartelmann Estate Diedrich Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Smoky-malty oak over red and black berry... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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First Creek Wines Winemaker’s Reserve Shiraz 2017

20 March 2019

Ripe-ish aromas of red and black berries... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz 2014

Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz 2014

19 March 2019

I wonder if the Aberfeldy distillery has... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Posted in Clare Valley, shiraz et al8 Comments

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Clonakilla Pinot Noir 2018

19 March 2019

Pinot noir from the Canberra region's be... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Dalrymple Pinot Noir 2017

19 March 2019

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Milton Reserve Chardonnay 2017

18 March 2019

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Nintingbool Vineyard Smythes Creek Pinot Noir 2016

18 March 2019

Smythes Creek is near Ballarat just nort... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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