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Trutta Marsanne 2019

'Drink Cenny Victoria!' is the catch cry...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : DEC19
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Partida Creus VN Red 2018

A blend of seven (local) varieties here....

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : DEC19
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $46
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2021


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Vina Dona Luisa Ladron de Uvas 2018

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An eighth gen...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 11.5%
Price : $32
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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Tarrington Vineyards Chardonnay 2018

Tarrington Vineyards Chardonnay 2018

All farmed by John Nagorka of Hochkirch ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $55
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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orrenberg Chardonnay 2017

Sorrenberg Chardonnay 2018

Arguably Australia's best chardonnay; I'...

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Rated : 97 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 13.9%
Price : $67
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Posted in Beechworth, biodynamic, chardonnay, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value30 Comments

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Vino Volta Beneath The Flor Chenin Blanc 2018

An emerging and exciting project out of ...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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Vino Volta La Chingadera Tempranillo Touriga Grenache 2018

From Garth Cliff, a quiet revolutionary ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Posted in Geographe, other reds, Perth Hills, Swan Valley, tempranillo et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value0 Comments

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Vinum In Amphorae Pinot Grigio 2018

This is gris fermented on its skins, in ...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $48
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Le Timbre Friulano Cabernet 2019

The classic blend of friulano and cabern...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2020
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Posted in cabernet et al, King Valley, Macedon Ranges, other whites, preservative free, Tip Top Tipple5 Comments

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Le Timbre Riesling 2019

This Le Timbre project is three vintages...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : JUN19
Alcohol : 12.1%
Price : $35
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2027
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Posted in King Valley, riesling, Tip Top Tipple0 Comments

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Golden Grove Estate Joven Tempranillo 2018

Good people, good wines, great wine regi...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in Granite Belt, tempranillo et al, Tip Top Tipple3 Comments

Merritt CHenin

Wines of Merritt Single Vineyard Small Batch Chenin Blanc 2018

A producer to watch from Margaret River,...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Henschke Hill of Roses Shiraz 2015

From the younger vines of the old vines ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $390
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2019 - 2040
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Henschke Peggy’s Hill Riesling 2019

Broken record and all that, but geez, so...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 11.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2027
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Worlds Apart Wines In The Flowers Riesling 2019

Louis Schofield is an 'Adelaide wine ide...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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JC’s Own Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2018

This is 100% whole bunch ferment from fr...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $50
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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JC’s Own Sierra Nevada Foothills Mataro 2017

It's JC's Own but not really his own as ...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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JC's Own Bluebird Grenache 2019

JC’s Own Bluebird Grenache 2019

Grenache from the Adelaide Hills, isn't ...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Empire Of Dirt Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

From Rivar Mayer, who is son of Timo May...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $26
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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Posted in cabernet et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value, Yarra Valley4 Comments

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Empire Of Dirt Sauvignon Blanc 2019

"If you want to find wine, you must firs...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : NOV19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $26
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Posted in sauv blanc et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value, Yarra Valley0 Comments

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