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Olek Bondonio Barbaresco Starderi 2016

Starderi, in Neive. In some ways, probab...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : July19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $115
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2030+
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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo3 Comments

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Olek Bondonio Barbaresco Roncagliette 2016

Such pretty wines from Bondonio in 2016,...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $130
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2033+
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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo, Tip Top Tipple18 Comments

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Antoniolo Nebbiolo Coste della Sesia ‘Juvenia’ 2016

Coste della Sesia is the broader regigon...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $65
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2025+


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Boniperti Barton 2013

70% Nebbiolo and 30% Vespolina from the ...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $69
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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Antoniolo Gattinara 2013

Alto Piedmonte. Importer: La Carta Wine
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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $110
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2033+


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Torzi Matthews Vigna Cantina Trebbiano 2018

From a single vineyard dating back to 19...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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Posted in Barossa Valley, other whites, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value8 Comments

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Alpha Box & Dice Siren Nero d’Avola 2017

The whole box and dice eh.

Black jel...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 12.2%
Price : $40
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2017

It was a cooler, wetter year as I recall...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $95
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2032+
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Giant Steps Nocton Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

With Tasmania and Central Otago in the b...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $75
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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Posted in pinot noir, Tasmania15 Comments

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DCB Wine Primavera Nebbiolo 2017

Interesting to see more Nebbiolo coming ...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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Posted in nebbiolo, Yarra Valley2 Comments

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Latta Headwaters Nebbiolo 2016

Woah! A Latta wine in a claret bottle! E...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $45
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2027+
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Woodlands Margaret Reserve Cabernet Merlot Malbec 2016

Missed the 2015, but here we are. Wines ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2030+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Margaret River16 Comments

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Woodlands Emily 2017

47% Cabernet Franc, 39% Merlot, 11% Malb...

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Rated : 94+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2030
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Posted in Margaret River, merlot et al, other reds12 Comments

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Seville Estate Old Vine Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Made solely from 1972 plantings, and see...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2038
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Posted in cabernet et al, Tip Top Tipple, Yarra Valley1 Comment

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Seville Estate Old Vine Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

Made exclusively from 1972 plantings.

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2032
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Posted in pinot noir, Yarra Valley5 Comments

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Seville Estate Pinot Noir 2018

Great to see some Seville Estate come th...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030+
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By Farr Sangreal Pinot Noir 2017

Such a dramatic name for a wine. Brings ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2030+
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By Farr Farrside Pinot Noir 2017

Not overly familiar with the By Farr Pin...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jul19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2030
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Posted in Geelong, pinot noir0 Comments

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Chateau Palmer 2010

Tasted in a vertical with 1983, 2000, 19...

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Rated : 97 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $975
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2025 - 2045+
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Posted in Bordeaux, cabernet et al5 Comments

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Burnbrae Vine Keeper Cabernet Merlot 2017

Claret in a Burgundy bottle. Hmmm.

Mi...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Jul-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Mudgee1 Comment

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