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little yarra pinot noir

Little Yarra Pinot Noir 2017

Wonderful vintage of course.

This see...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13.3%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023+
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stefano lubiana estate pinot noir

Stefano Lubiana Estate Pinot Noir 2017

Pinot noir from one of Tasmania's best p...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2028
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brave goose shiraz

Brave Goose Shiraz 2016

Shiraz from Central Victoria, made by Ni...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2028
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Brave Goose Cabernet Merlot 2016

Blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Mer...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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Stonier Windmill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

The Windmill Vineyard is at Merricks on ...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026
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Stonier Jimjoca Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

It attacks with persuasive flavour befor...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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Stonier Lyncroft Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

The Lyncroft vineyard is at Shoreham on ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025+
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stonier reserve pinot noir

Stonier Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

You could argue that there is some alcoh...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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Stonier Merron’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

From a vineyard planted in 1998 at Red H...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026+
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Stella Bella Skuttlebutt Rose 2018

Rose made with tempranillo and shiraz.
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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2020+
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turkey flat the ancestor shiraz

Turkey Flat The Ancestor Shiraz 2015

Shiraz grown entirely on the estate's 18...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $200
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2043+
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Stella Bella Skuttlebutt Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2018

Maybe there isn't a great deal of length...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2020
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de bortoli windy peak pinot noir

De Bortoli Windy Peak Pinot Noir 2018

I always buy this wine when I'm strapped...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $15
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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marchand & burch mount barrow pinot noir

Marchand & Burch Mount Barrow Pinot Noir 2017

The Mount Barrow vineyard is at Mount Ba...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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Howard Park Flint Rock Shiraz 2016

Shiraz grown in both the Mt Barker and F...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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Howard Park Miamup Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River.
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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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Tyrrell’s Brookdale Semillon 2017

It's from the famous HVD vineyard.

It...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Tyrrell’s Wines Moon Mountain Chardonnay 2017

Hunter Valley chardonnay, exclusive to D...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Tyrrell’s Fordwich Verdelho 2017

Hunter verdelho, exclusive to Dan Murphy...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Margan Breaking Ground Shiraz Mourvedre 2017

Ground breaking blends are the idea.

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Rated : 91+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2028+
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