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Wild Duck Creek Alan's Cabernets

Wild Duck Creek Springflat Shiraz 2018

Once was single vineyard wine, now from ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 15.9%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Wild Duck Creek Alan's Cabernets

Wild Duck Creek Alan’s Cabernets 2018

The first planting for WDC Heathcote com...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 14.6%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Yelland & Papps Second Take Grenache 2019

Ever charming wines from Y&P. This f...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 12.6%
Price : $45
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2022
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Purple Hands Planta Circa Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

From an 1880s planted vineyard and a mer...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $80
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2020 - 2035+
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Yarra Yering Carrodus Viognier 2018

Yarra Yering Carrodus Viognier 2018

Fancy, fancy viognier. From the Yarra Va...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $160
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Luis Seabra Xisto Cru Branco 2018

Luis Seabra Xisto Cru Branco 2018

All from native Portuguese grape varieti...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $95
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2025


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Luis Seabra Xisto Ilimitado Branco 2018

Douro Valley varieties rabigato, codega,...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2023


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Supernatural Wine Co. Pacific Potion Pinot Gris 2019

Supernatural Wine Co. is an organic wine...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2022
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Posted in Hawkes Bay, organic, pinot gris/grigio0 Comments

Rocket Murdoch Hill

Murdoch Hill Limited Release The Rocket Chardonnay 2019

This has been a stellar wine in its two ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $85
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Ngeringa Chardonnay 2019

New livery for Ngeringa and it looks gre...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, biodynamic, chardonnay, organic, Tip Top Tipple0 Comments

Yarra Yering Underhill 2018

Yarra Yering Underhill 2018

Shiraz from plantings in 1973. Underhill...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $120
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2035
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Yarra Yering Agincourt Cabernet Malbec 2018

From 1990s plantings of cabernet sauvign...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $105
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Yarra Yering Light Dry Red Pinot Shiraz 2019

Yarra Yering Dry Red Wine No. 2 2018

Shiraz, viognier, marsanne, mataro; a bl...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $120
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Posted in mourvedre et al, other whites, shiraz et al, viognier et al, Yarra Valley0 Comments

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Yarra Yering Dry Red Wine No. 1 2018

From 1969 plantings of cabernet sauvigno...

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Rated : 96+ Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $120
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2040
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Posted in cabernet et al, merlot et al, other reds, Tip Top Tipple, Yarra Valley2 Comments

Yarra Yering New Territories Shiraz Touriga 2018

Yarra Yering New Territories Shiraz Touriga 2018

The 'New Territories' were 'new planting...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : JUl20
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026
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Yarra Yering Light Dry Red Pinot Shiraz 2019

Yarra Yering Light Dry Red Pinot Shiraz 2019

Winemaker Sarah Crowe came direct from t...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $95
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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Fleet Elevate Gris / Noir 2019

Could be the thickest wax seal in the hi...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul-20
Alcohol : 12.80%
Price : $55.00
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2020 - 2023
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Yarra Yering Carrodus Pinot Noir 2018

Carrodus is the serious end of the Yarra...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : JUL20
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $275
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2035+
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Benedicte & Stephane Tissot Sous la Tour Pinot Noir 2018

Stephane Tissot's red wines are often do...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jul-20
Alcohol : 13.00%
Price : $127.00
Closure : Cork
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Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown Brunnen Preservative Free Pinot Noir 2019

A zero sulphur offering from Schmolzer &...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jul-20
Alcohol : 13.00%
Price : $39.00
Closure : Screwcap
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