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leeuwin estate art series cabernet

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

As a cellaring proposition there's no pr...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $68
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2032
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heartland sposa e sposa

Heartland Sposa e Sposa 2016

A blend of Lagrein and Dolcetto, with wi...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $19
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Leeuwin Estate Art Series Sauvignon Blanc 2017

100% sauvignon blanc from Margaret River...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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leeuwin estate siblings sauvignon blanc semillon

Leeuwin Estate Siblings Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2018

87/13 blend of sauvignon blanc and semil...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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leeuwin art series shiraz

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Shiraz 2016

Leeuwin's Art Series Shiraz usually incl...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $37
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2027+
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richard hamilton hut block cabernet sauvignon 2015

Richard Hamilton Hut Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

The old 'cabernet in a burgundy bottle t...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $21
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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flowstone queen of the earth chardonnay

Flowstone Queen Of The Earth Chardonnay 2015

Single vineyard chardonnay from the sout...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025+
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flowstone queen of the earth cabernet

Flowstone Queen of The Earth Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Old vine, dry grown, cabernet sauvignon ...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $74
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2032+
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sorby adams reverend cabernet shiraz

Sorby Adams The Reverend Canon Cabernet Shiraz 2016

Sweet, seductive style with toast, caram...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $75
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2030+
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sorby adams riesling

Sorby Adams Jellicoe Riesling 2019

Eden Valley riesling.

Talc and lime, ...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $20
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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brash vineyard chardonnay

Brash Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Margaret River and chardonnay.

The su...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024+
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brash vineyard shiraz

Brash Vineyard Shiraz 2016

Margaret River shiraz from the Yallingup...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.1%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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handpicked capella chardonnay

Handpicked Wombat Creek Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Wombat Creek Vineyard Chardonnay from th...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.1%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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handpicked capella vineyard pinot noir

Handpicked Capella Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

I looked but I couldn't find exactly whe...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 12.8%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026
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elgee park estate grown chardonnay

Elgee Park Estate Grown Chardonnay 2017

Mornington Peninsula chardonnay. In a go...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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bekkers syrah

Bekkers Syrah 2017

A mix of 31% Clarendon and 69% Seaview s...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $110
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2032+
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haselgrove catkin

Haselgrove Sand Road Shiraz Cabernet 2017

The famed Aussie blend.

Sweet and rip...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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shaw smith lenswood chardonnay

Shaw & Smith Lenswood Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Vines planted in 2001 across a variety o...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $90
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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handpicked capella vineyard pinot noir

Handpicked Wombat Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Wombat Creek Vineyard in the Upper Yarra...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.1%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026+
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foxeys hangout pinot noir

Foxeys Hangout Pinot Noir 2017

This is Foxeys 'Estate' pinot noir.

I...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025+
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