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Marius End Play 2017

End Play brought to mind my latent enjoy...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2028
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Posted in McLaren Vale, shiraz et al4 Comments

Marius Matarius Mataro 2017

By hook or by crook I am going to visit ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Posted in McLaren Vale, mourvedre et al5 Comments

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Marius Symphony Shiraz 2017

MB: Symphony is the sumptuous one of the...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2039
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Posted in Double Take, McLaren Vale, shiraz et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value3 Comments

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Marius Simpatico Shiraz 2017

MB: Intros channeling Ogden Nash for the...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $42
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2035+
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Posted in Double Take, McLaren Vale, shiraz et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value15 Comments

Brokenwood Tempranillo 2018

Brokenwood Tempranillo 2018

Beechworth tempranillo is a good proposi...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $36
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Posted in Beechworth, tempranillo et al0 Comments

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Adelina Estate Shiraz 2018

From 100-year-old estate vines, farmed o...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : AUg19
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2028
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Posted in Clare Valley, shiraz et al4 Comments

Adelina Grenache

Adelina Grenache 2018

What can't Adelina do? This comes from 9...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Posted in Clare Valley, grenache et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value2 Comments

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Domaine Chandon Barrel Selection Meunier 2018

The meunier brigade from the Yarra Valle...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $42
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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GilGraves

GilGraves Sangiovese 2018

A different but wholly good take on sang...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 13.8%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in sangiovese et al, Top Value, Victoria0 Comments

John Duval Wines Annexus Grenache 2017

John Duval Wines Annexus Grenache 2017

GW seems to have scooped the 2018, I tas...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : AUG19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown Obstgarten Riesling 2018

There's Germanic (or Austrian) inspirati...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 11.5%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Posted in King Valley, riesling2 Comments

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Massena Stonegarden Riesling 2018

Massena is one of my favourite Baros...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in Eden Valley, riesling0 Comments

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Cobaw Ridge Chardonnay 2017

Always expect savoury, interesting chard...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.9%
Price : $55
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Hugh Hamilton Dark Arts Aroma Pagoda White 2018

This is a blend of mostly sauvignon blan...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $25
Closure : screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Marq Fiano 2017

Mark Warren doing things a bit left of c...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 13.3%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Gapsted Ballerina Canopy Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Gapsted have long nailed the aromatic wh...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in King Valley, sauv blanc et al0 Comments

Vine Mind Riesling 2018

A bang for buck wine typically. Not miss...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $23
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in Clare Valley, riesling0 Comments

St Hallett Rose 2019

A very pale and clear pink wine. Grenach...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Mulline Rose 2019

New producer. Hello your rose.
Quite ne...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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LS Merchants Pinot Gris 2018

LS Merchants come in under the avant gar...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Aug-19
Alcohol : 12.3%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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