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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 TWF Chardonnay in 2018 – The Year in Review Kumeu River Chardonnay retrospective 2018 Penfolds media circus Riot Rose, wine in a can Rootstock pulls up stumps Penfolds goes to infinity and beyond Mildara Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Test: Repour Grenache Project 17 Grosset Wines Retrospective 2017 Penfolds G3 launched New wind blows at Thousand Candles Nineteen Eighty-Four: Californian Cabernet
 
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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

It doesn't happen every day. Indeed it's... 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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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

All manner of groups have proposed a col... 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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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

It's not so much three bottles of Grange... 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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New wind blows at Thousand Candles

It was the best of stories. It was the w... 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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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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Domaine de Montmain Le Rouard Bourgogne Blanc Hautes Cotes de Nuits 2014

22 April 2019

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Kooyong Massale Pinot Noir 2018

22 April 2019

Pinot noir from Tuerong and Balnarring o... 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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Port Phillip Estate Balnarring Pinot Noir 2018

22 April 2019

Port Phillip Estate doesn't get it wrong... 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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Apogee Deluxe Rose

Apogee Deluxe Vintage Rose 2016

21 April 2019

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COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2015

21 April 2019

COS do things a little differently, prod... 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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La Prova Nero d'Avola 2017

La Prova Nero d’Avola 2017

21 April 2019

La Prova one of the most successful Ital... 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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Poggio Anima Asmodeus Nero d’Avola Terre Siciliane IGP 2017

Poggio Anima Asmodeus Nero d’Avola Terre Siciliane IGP 2017

21 April 2019

From high class winemaker and high class... 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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Stefano de Pieri Nero D'Avola

Stefano de Pieri Nero D’Avola 2017

21 April 2019

From Mildura and a Woolworth's group bra... 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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McWilliams McW Alternis Nero D’Avola 2017

21 April 2019

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Unico Zelo Pipe Dream Nero d’Avola 2018

21 April 2019

Nero d'Avola getting really, really good... 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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Kirrihill Piccoli Lotti Nero d'Avola 2018

Kirrihill Piccoli Lotti Nero d’Avola 2018

21 April 2019

McLaren Vale nero for the Clare Valley-b... 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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Kala Primitivo Salento Rosso IGP 2016

21 April 2019

A 'traditional' producer, per se, but th... 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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A.Mano Primitivo IGT 2016

21 April 2019

There was a time when this wine seemed t... 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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McHenry Hohnen Hazel’s Vineyard Zinfandel 2016

21 April 2019

The Hohnen name might be the strongest a... 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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Lowe Zinfandel 2016

21 April 2019

From organic wine grower David Lowe come... 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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Poggio Anima Lilith Primitivo Salento IGP 2017

21 April 2019

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Grove Estate Hilltops Primitivo 2017

21 April 2019

I think this wine used to be called 'zin... 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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Sassafras Chardonnay Savagnin Ancestral

Sassafras Chardonnay Savagnin Ancestral 2018

21 April 2019

Sassafras are right up at the apex of pe... 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 Canberra District, chardonnay, other whites, Pétillant Naturel, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value, Tumbarumba2 Comments

Craven The Firs Vineyard Syrah 2017

Craven The Firs Vineyard Syrah 2017

20 April 2019

Aussie boy done good, set up in South Af... 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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Koerner Cannonau 2018

Koerner Cannonau 2018

20 April 2019

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Posted in Clare Valley, grenache et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value1 Comment

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