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port phillip estate chardonnay

Port Phillip Estate Balnarring Chardonnay 2018

First release of a 'Balnarring' chardonn...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $37
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024+
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la biese the thief shiraz

The Thief? Shiraz 2017

Barossa Valley shiraz.

Bold and fresh...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2027+
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majella shiraz

Majella Shiraz 2016

Always look forward to tasting the Majel...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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mr mick cabernet shiraz

Mr Mick Cabernet Merlot 2015

The Mr Mick range does of course come ou...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $17
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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mr mick cabernet shiraz

Mr Mick Shiraz 2015

Clare Valley shiraz. Released as a four-...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $17
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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jericho shiraz

Jericho Shiraz 2016

Single vineyard McLaren Vale shiraz from...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.4%
Price : $42
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2020 - 2027+
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jericho gsm

Jericho GSM 2018

GSM blend from the Blewitt Springs sub-r...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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The Thief? Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2016

Barossa Valley blend of grenache, shiraz...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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majella riesling

Majella Riesling 2018

Coonawarra riesling. The price of this h...

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Rated : 89+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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La Bise Sangiovese 2017

Adelaide Hills sangiovese. From the Kers...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.9%
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023+
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Huntington Estate Basket Dried Shiraz 2016

Name speaks for itself.

The alcohol i...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 15.5%
Price : $75
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2027+
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Nautilus Albarino 2018

Albarino from Marlborough.

Good to dr...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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La Bise Le Petite Frais Rosé 2018

Adelaide Hills rose is grown on 25-year-...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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majella merlot

Majella Merlot 2017

Majella makes a better fist of merlot th...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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majella the malleea

Majella The Malleea 2014

A blend of cabernet sauvignon and shiraz...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $85
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2029+
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La Bise The Kiss Chardonnay 2017

Chardonnay from the Piccadilly Valley.
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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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Tim Gramp Tempranillo Rose 2018

Tempranillo off a single vineyard in Wat...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $21
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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mr mick rose

Mr Mick Rose 2019

2019 no less. Tasted in July 2019.

It...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $17
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Chapel Hill Cabernet Shiraz 2016

McLaren Vale blend of cabernet sauvignon...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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pennys hill edwards road cabernet sauvignon

Penny’s Hill Edwards Road Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

McLaren Vale cabernet, matured in French...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2032+
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