Author Archives | Gary Walsh

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Head Wines Head Red Shiraz 2017

Very little sunshine, and a lot of c...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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Head Wines Old Vine Grenache 2018

From the Stonegarden vineyard, 1858 plan...

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Rated : 95+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2034
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Head Wines Old Vine Shiraz 2018

New packaging and marketing things. The ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2032+
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al4 Comments

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Ciglitui Barbaresco Vie Erte 2015

Importer: Cellarhand

A little charred...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $107
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2031+
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Paitin Barbaresco Serraboella 2015

Importer: Ethereal Wines

Honey, clove...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $115
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2033+
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Paitin Sorì Paitin Barbaresco Serraboella 2015

A powerful cru is Serraboella, and Sorì ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $135
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2035+
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Paitin Starda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

Younger vines in the crus of Serraboella...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $49
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2021 - 2029+
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Keith Tulloch Latara Vineyard Semillon 2018

A single vineyard on Deasys Road, plante...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 10.5%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2029
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Graci Etna Bianco 2017

Carricante and Catarratto. Importer: Red...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $50
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2022+
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Dominique Piron Morgon Cote du Py 2017

Sometimes when I'm sitting down to revie...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $46
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2030


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Shadowfax Shiraz 2017

A good wine to sip while settling in to ...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2027
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Punt Road Shiraz 2017

Remarkably, the next most recent of this...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2027+
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Clos Clare Cemetery Block Shiraz 2016

They're pretty keen on 'cemetery' names ...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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Domaine Matrot Bourgogne Blanc 2016

Importer: Cellarhand

Juicy stonefruit...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $53
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Onannon Chardonnay 2018

There seems to be a variety of pronuncia...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $39
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025+
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Stefano Lubiana Estate Chardonnay 2017

I know CM has just tasted this wine (tod...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $64
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Stefano Lubiana Primavera Chardonnay 2017

Back at the turn of the century, I can r...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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By Farr GC Cote Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Tasted blind in a fair sized bracket of ...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $120
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2028
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Mount Mary Reflexion Cabernet Franc 2017

MB and I did a blind tasting of 113 wine...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $51
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2028
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Posted in cabernet et al, Yarra Valley7 Comments

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Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

A blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, along...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030+
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Posted in cabernet et al, USA1 Comment

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