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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

Stanislas Thienot and Peter Gago in the ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 – 2015

Vineyard is the Rebenberg (Mt Duneed... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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TWF Chardonnay in 2018 – The Year in Review

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Kumeu River Chardonnay retrospective 2018

It feels like a very long time since Jun... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Riot Rose, wine in a can

McLaren Vale winemaker Tom O'Donnell is ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Mildara Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

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Test: Repour

On February 28 I opened a bottle of the ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds G3 launched

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Medhurst Estate Chardonnay 2018 HR

Medhurst Estate Chardonnay 2018

19 June 2019

I don't like Chardonnay that's choked wi... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Medhurst Estate Pinot Noir 2018 HR

Medhurst Estate Pinot Noir 2018

19 June 2019

Winemaker Sim Steele came up from Melbou... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Medhurst Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

Medhurst Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

19 June 2019

It's not a barrel selection, but a secti... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Mount Edward Pinot Noir 2015

Mount Edward Pinot Noir 2015

18 June 2019

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Fromm Winery Fromm Vineyard Malbec 2017

18 June 2019

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Fleet Silverwaters Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

18 June 2019

This one had me at hello. Sees around 50... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Fleet Cannibal Creek Pinot Noir 2018

18 June 2019

A 100% whole bunch pinot noir, agitated ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Fleet Silverwaters Chardonnay 2018

18 June 2019

Fleet have released more wines than ever... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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JC’s Own Barossa Shiraz Greenock Sub Region 2017

18 June 2019

Jaysen Collins from Massena, well, he is... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Montara Old Vines Riesling 2018

18 June 2019

The estate was established in 1970 and s... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Murdoch Hill Limited Release The Rocket Chardonnay 2018

Murdoch Hill Limited Release The Rocket Chardonnay 2018

17 June 2019

From a vineyard at 570 metres in Piccadi... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Murdoch Hill The Tilbury Chardonnay 2018

17 June 2019

Various barrels complete the picture of ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Murdoch Hill Chardonnay 2018

Murdoch Hill Chardonnay 2018

17 June 2019

"Pitch perfect year, pretty much", says ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2018

16 June 2019

Australia's best shiraz isn't Australia'... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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First Foot Forward Chardonnay 2018

15 June 2019

Chardonnay from the Upper Yarra. I love ... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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First Foot Forward Pinot Noir 2018

14 June 2019

Put this wine on your radar. It's mur... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay 2017

14 June 2019

$80 last year. $90 this year. The beat g... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

14 June 2019

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Karrawatta Dairy Block Shiraz 2017

14 June 2019

From Meadows in the Adelaide Hills. This... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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The Other Wine Co Cabernet Franc 2018

14 June 2019

Cabernet franc from Kangaroo Island. Cat... 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. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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