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Grosset Gaia Retrospective : 1990 – 2016

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A Foray into 4A: Tyrrell’s 4 Acres Shiraz 2006 – 2018

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Penfolds Champagne reviewed: Thienot x Penfolds Chardonnay Pinot Noir Cuvee 2012

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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 – 2015

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TWF Chardonnay in 2018 – The Year in Review

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Kumeu River Chardonnay retrospective 2018

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Penfolds media circus

The Penfolds circus. Every year Penfolds... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Riot Rose, wine in a can

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Rootstock pulls up stumps

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Penfolds goes to infinity and beyond

It's hard to know where to start. Austra... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Mildara Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

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Test: Repour

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Grenache Project 17 – A celebration of single vineyard grenache

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Grosset Wines Retrospective 2017 – a tasting of riesling and cabernets

Earlier in 2017, Jeffrey Grosset hosted ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Stefano Lubiana Estate Syrah 2017

21 August 2019

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Tyrrell’s Special Release Shiraz 2017

21 August 2019

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Marius End Play 2017

21 August 2019

End Play brought to mind my latent enjoy... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Marius Matarius Mataro 2017

21 August 2019

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Marius Symphony Shiraz 2017

21 August 2019

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Marius Simpatico Shiraz 2017

21 August 2019

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Pikes Luccio Sangiovese 2018

21 August 2019

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Holyman Chardonnay 2018

21 August 2019

Perhaps not the greatest vintage in Tasm... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Michael Hall Stone Well Shiraz 2016

21 August 2019

Barossa Shiraz. 15% new French oak. Unfi... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank […]

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Lake Breeze Bernoota Shiraz Cabernet 2016

21 August 2019

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Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

21 August 2019

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Tyrrell’s Johnno’s Semillon 2019

21 August 2019

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Tyrrell’s Vat 1 Semillon 2019

21 August 2019

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Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown Indigo Shiraz 2018

21 August 2019

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Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley Shiraz 2018

21 August 2019

New livery for this wine too, with the n... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status […]

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Tyrrell’s Special Release Gamay 2019

21 August 2019

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Tyrrell’s Vat 63 Chardonnay Semillon 2019

21 August 2019

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Domenica Meeting of Minds Chardonnay 2017

20 August 2019

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Mediterrané by Redhouse 2016

20 August 2019

Barossa Sangiovese. It's made by Redhous... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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Punch Lance’s Vineyard Close Planted Pinot Noir 2015

20 August 2019

66% whole bunch, 34% destemmed, fermente... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. Thank you.

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