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Penley Estate Project Field Blend 2023

Direct from the Penley website: "We alwa...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2024 - 2029
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Posted in Coonawarra, other reds0 Comments

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Traviarti Chardonnay 2023

Second crop from a vineyard planted at 4...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 12.8%
Price : $50
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2026 - 2032+
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Posted in Beechworth, chardonnay, Tip Top Tipple5 Comments

Penley Estate Solera NV

They're doing things differently at Penl...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $75
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2024 - 2034+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Coonawarra0 Comments

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Traviarti Rosso 2023

The wine now comes in a Burgundy-shaped ...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.6%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2029+
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Posted in Beechworth, nebbiolo, Top Value7 Comments

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Juniper Estate Cornerstone Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

94% cabernet sauvignon, 4% malbec, 2% ca...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2029 - 2039+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Margaret River1 Comment

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Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier 2022

It's spicy, dry and stony. It's textural...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2028+
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Posted in Eden Valley, viognier et al0 Comments

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Yalumba The Virgilius Viognier 2022

I've set the drinking window at 2026- be...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $NS
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2026 - 2031+
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bannockburn Chardonnay

Bannockburn Geelong Chardonnay 2023

There's ample flavour and texture here b...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $75
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2026 - 2035+
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Posted in chardonnay, Geelong2 Comments

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Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz 2008

Henschke has offered a Museum Release of...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $1250
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2024 - 2044+
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Posted in Eden Valley, shiraz et al7 Comments

punt road shiraz

Punt Road Shiraz 2022

This is Punt Road Shiraz in good form. I...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2025 - 2031+
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Posted in shiraz et al, Yarra Valley0 Comments

whitebox shiraz

Whitebox Shiraz 2019

This is a rich, warm shiraz with tar, ch...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 15.7%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2028
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Henschke Mount Edelstone 2019

Grown on 107-year-old vines. Matured in ...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $260
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2028 - 2045
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Posted in Eden Valley, shiraz et al0 Comments

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Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2023

The Bannockburn winery name has an arrow...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $75
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2025 - 2035
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Oakridge Henk Vineyard Pinot Noir 2022

The Henk vineyard is at Woori Yallock in...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 12.9%
Price : $48
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2032+
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Oakridge Hazeldene Vineyard Pinot Noir 2022

This is surly and structural but give it...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $48
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2026 - 2032+
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Arlewood Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Arlewood cabernet is often slender but t...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2026 - 2032+
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Oakridge Willowlake Vineyard Pinot Noir 2022

Excellent release. Brooding and bright a...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.3%
Price : $48
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2027 - 2032+
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Gamay

Bannockburn Gamay 2023

"Bannockburn Gamay is made from a 1.4-ac...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2029
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Posted in Geelong, other reds, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value2 Comments

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Limited Release Michael Shiraz 2021

Michael has been produced since the mid-...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $150
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2027 - 2042+
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Posted in Coonawarra, shiraz et al0 Comments

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Messenger Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

The Messenger vineyard is at the souther...

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Tasted : Apr24
Alcohol : 13.6%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2028 - 2039+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Coonawarra1 Comment

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