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Grosset Gaia Retrospective : 1990 – 2016

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A Foray into 4A: Tyrrell’s 4 Acres Shiraz 2006 – 2018

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Penfolds Champagne reviewed: Thienot x Penfolds Chardonnay Pinot Noir Cuvee 2012

Stanislas Thienot and Peter Gago in 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 – 2015

Vineyard is the Rebenberg (Mt Duneed... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status […]

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Test: Repour

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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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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David Hook Old Vines Chardonnay 2018

17 October 2019

David Hook is such a lovely man. He plan... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status […]

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Margan Breaking Ground Albarino 2019

17 October 2019

Why the mostly pedestrian, seaside, budg... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Margan White Label Ceres Hill Semillon 2019

17 October 2019

Lisa and Andrew Margan planted this vine... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Brash Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

17 October 2019

Margaret River and chardonnay. The su... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Brash Vineyard Shiraz 2016

17 October 2019

Margaret River shiraz from the Yallingup... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Handpicked Wombat Creek Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

17 October 2019

Wombat Creek Vineyard Chardonnay from 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Handpicked Capella Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

17 October 2019

I looked but I couldn't find exactly whe... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Elgee Park Estate Grown Chardonnay 2017

17 October 2019

Mornington Peninsula chardonnay. In a go... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Tyrrell’s Mother’s Vineyard Shiraz 2017

16 October 2019

Cuttings are from Johnno's, Old Patch an... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Bekkers Syrah 2017

16 October 2019

A mix of 31% Clarendon and 69% Seaview 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status […]

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Haselgrove Sand Road Shiraz Cabernet 2017

16 October 2019

The famed Aussie blend. Sweet and rip... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Shaw & Smith Lenswood Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

16 October 2019

Vines planted in 2001 across a variety 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Handpicked Wombat Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

15 October 2019

Wombat Creek Vineyard in the Upper Yarra... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Foxeys Hangout Pinot Noir 2017

15 October 2019

This is Foxeys 'Estate' pinot noir. I... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Samuel’s Gorge Graciano 2018

15 October 2019

14 months in seasoned French oak. Bottle... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Haselgrove Seanair Shiraz 2017

15 October 2019

Seanair is Celtic for Grandfather. Nice ... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Penfolds Bin 111A Shiraz 2016

15 October 2019

Shiraz from the Clare and Barossa valley... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Barossa Boy Cheeky Tilly Riesling 2019

14 October 2019

Cheeky little riesling called Cheeky Til... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Holm Oak Pinot Noir 2018

14 October 2019

Pinot noir from the Tamar Valley. It'... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Brave New Wine Magical Animal Chardonnay 2018

14 October 2019

100% wild fermented in barrel. Ample ... 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. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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