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Brown Brothers Patricia Shiraz 2016

Shiraz sourced from vineyards across Vic...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 15%
Price : $NS
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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Henschke Ridge of Candles Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017

You have to say that this is sophisticat...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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The Other Wine Co. Pinot Gris 2020

Excellent aromatics and the flavour to m...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2022
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Fermoy Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

A fine, elegant cabernet sauvignon with ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $95
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2030+
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Epic Negociants The Apollonian Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

A firm, strong, serious cabernet. Mint, ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2029+
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Epic Negociants The Apollonian Shiraz 2018

Barossa Valley Shiraz.

Beefy and slig...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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Epic Negociants The Apollonian Shiraz 2019

McLaren Vale Shiraz. Blewitt Springs. 50...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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Patina Chardonnay 2019

The balance of fruit-and-oak is better h...

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Rated : 88+ Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2025+
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Patina Reserve Chardonnay 2018

The volume of oak here throws the balanc...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 12.7%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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The Hydropath Society Duck Walk Pinot Noir 2019

Gorgeous label design, just quietly. Art...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2024
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Henschke-Johanns-Garden

Henschke Johann’s Garden 2018

Gary Walsh reviewed this wine - here - b...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Glass Stopper
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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Henschke Five Shillings Shiraz Mataro 2020

75/25 blend, shiraz and mataro, Eden and...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025+
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Elderton Ode to Lorraine Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2018

Barossa blend of mostly cabernet sauvign...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.7%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2028+
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Elderton Ashmead Family Reserve Field Blend 2020

A first 'field blend' for Elderton. 62% ...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 15.3%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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Epic Negociants Alexandrina No.54 Shiraz 2019

Langhorne Creek Shiraz.

Thick with sw...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $20
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Epic Negociants Semaphore No.40 Shiraz 2018

McLaren Vale Shiraz.

Sweet-fruited an...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Epic Negociants Alluvial Fans No.32 Shiraz 2019

Barossa Valley Shiraz.

Simple but eff...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Elderton Merlot 2019

A big, warm-hearted, slightly breathy me...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.9%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2026
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Fermoy Estate Reserve Shiraz 2018

Peppery and herbal with vanilla, black c...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2029+
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d’Arenberg d’Arry’s Original Shiraz Grenache 2018

The triple apostrophe. The original.

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Mar21
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $21
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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