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Sons Of Eden Kennedy 2017

As my colleague Walsh has noted, you can...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2028
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Posted in Barossa Valley, grenache et al, Top Value4 Comments

grosset nereus

Grosset Nereus 2016

As Mike Bennie previously explained last...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 13.7%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2029+
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Posted in Clare Valley, other reds0 Comments

lino ramble domino

Lino Ramble Domino Montepulciano 2018

Organic certified vineyard. Montepulcian...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.4%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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Posted in McLaren Vale, organic, other reds0 Comments

grosset pinot noir

Grosset Pinot Noir 2017

330-odd dozen bottles produced. Pinot no...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $78
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2027+
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, pinot noir0 Comments

lino ramble pee wee novello

Lino Ramble Pee Wee Nero d’Avola Novello 2018

Picked early, picked fresh. McLaren Vale...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in biodynamic, McLaren Vale, other reds0 Comments

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Heartland Foreign Correspondent Dolcetto & Lagrein 2018

I looked at the label and it reminded me...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : May18
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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Posted in Langhorne Creek, other reds2 Comments

mitolo savitar shiraz

Mitolo Savitar Shiraz 2015

The top of the range Shiraz from Mitolo,...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $85
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2029+
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mitolo gam shiraz

Mitolo GAM Shiraz 2015

McLaren Vale shiraz, single vineyard, ma...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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Posted in McLaren Vale, shiraz et al0 Comments

corymbia chenin blanc

Corymbia Chenin Blanc 2018

Chenin Blanc from the Swan Valley at the...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023+
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Posted in other whites, Swan Valley1 Comment

heartland one

Heartland One 2015

Langhorne Creek blend of cabernet sauvig...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $79
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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heartland spice trader shiraz cabernet

Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

It hits the mark pretty well although, t...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $17
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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heartland directors cut shiraz

Heartland Director’s Cut Shiraz 2015

Old vines and new oak.

The Directors'...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024+
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Posted in Langhorne Creek, shiraz et al0 Comments

henschke wheelwright shiraz

Henschke The Wheelwright Shiraz 2016

100% shiraz grown on the Henschke Eden V...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $130
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2020 - 2040
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Posted in Eden Valley, organic, shiraz et al, Tip Top Tipple2 Comments

henschke abbots prayer

Henschke Lenswood Abbotts Prayer 2016

Cabernet-dominant vintage with 76% caber...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $105
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2019 - 2032+
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, biodynamic, cabernet et al, merlot et al, organic, Tip Top Tipple2 Comments

henschke euphonium

Henschke Keyneton Euphonium 2015

Henschke's Euphonium is a (66%) shiraz-b...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $60
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2019 - 2027+
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Posted in Barossa Valley, cabernet et al0 Comments

henschke five shillings

Henschke Five Shillings Shiraz Mataro 2018

70/30 blend. Matured mostly in used oak ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al, Top Value0 Comments

heartland directors cut shiraz

Heartland Director’s Cut Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Matured in French and American oak. Lang...

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Rated : 86 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2027+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Langhorne Creek0 Comments

heartland shiraz

Heartland Shiraz 2015

Langhorne Creek shiraz, always made in h...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $19
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022+
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Posted in Langhorne Creek, shiraz et al, Top Value0 Comments

henschke henrys seven

Henschke Henry’s Seven 2017

Contains (75%) shiraz, grenache, mataro ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $37
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2028+
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Posted in Eden Valley, grenache et al, mourvedre et al, shiraz et al, viognier et al0 Comments

henschke the alan pinot noir

Henschke The Alan Pinot Noir 2015

Vineyard planted after the 1983 fires in...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : May19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $93
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, pinot noir1 Comment

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