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Gustave Lorentz L’Ami des Crustacés Pinot Blanc Classique 2019

Shellfish on the front label. Clever. It...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Mar21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025


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Arnaud Braillot Montagny Premier Cru Vielles Vignes 2018

It takes time to open up but the intensi...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Mar21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $75
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2022 - 2026+


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Tamellini Soave DOC 2019

Sealed under screwcap. Importer: Santé W...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Mar21
Alcohol : 11.5%
Price : $31
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2024


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Tapanappa Definitus Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

There are four hectares of pinot noir gr...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $90
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2028
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Poggiotondo Terre di Cresci Chianti Classico 2015

If I had open slather on the region/styl...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $39
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2021 - 2026+
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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2019

It's a firm, fragrant, spice-riddled pin...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $55
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Poggiotondo Organic Chianti 2018

Importer: Santé Wines

Dry and tannic ...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $27
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2022 - 2026
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Wirra Wirra Catapult Shiraz 2019

It slips down easily and well, as it alw...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026+
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Wirra Wirra Farmer’s Heart Grenache 2019

The "farmer's heart" in question refers ...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : NS%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026
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Alkimi Chardonnay 2019

Chardonnay from the Seville Hill Vineyar...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 12.9%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Alkimi Marsanne 2019

Grown on the Wattle Grove vineyard  - on...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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Alkimi Pinot Noir 2019

Upper Yarra Valley grapes. Willowlake Vi...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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Grosset Nereus 2018

Of the most recent Grosset releases this...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Mar20
Alcohol : 13.7%
Price : $52
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026+
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Grosset Gaia 2018

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7500 bottles made (down fr...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13.7%
Price : $89
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2030+
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Grosset Pinot Noir 2019

Pinot noir from the Piccadilly Valley. 7...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $83
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2026+
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Grosset Piccadilly Chardonnay 2019

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2028+
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Holm Oak The Wizard Pinot Noir 2019

Light, meaty, spicy pinot noir with game...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026
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Holm Oak The Wizard Chardonnay 2019

Strong flavours of honeysuckle, burnt bu...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Penfolds Bin 704 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Penfolds Bin 704 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This new Bin 704 is meant as a "mirror i...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $120
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2040
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Penfolds Bin 600 California Cabernet Shiraz 2018

Penfolds Bin 600 California Cabernet Shiraz 2018

The presser explains the background of t...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Feb21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $90
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2032+
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