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Paulmara Estates Syna

Paulmara Estates Syna Shiraz 2018

Limited Release. 100% new French oak. Un...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2028+
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paulmara estates the marriage

Paulmara Estates The Marriage Cabernet Shiraz 2018

The shiraz went into 100% new American o...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2028+
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wirra wirra absconder grenache

Wirra Wirra The Absconder Grenache 2019

The vineyard has just turned 100 years o...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Angus The Bull Black Angus Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

I've never met Hamish MacGowan, the man ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2032+
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quattro mano novillo tempranillo

Quattro Mano Novillo Tempranillo 2017

You get more than your money's worth her...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024
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Angus The Bull Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This wine is always well turned out. It'...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2023
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quattro mano la reto tempranillo

Quattro Mano La Reto Tempranillo 2014

It spent 36 months in barrel. Which is a...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2022
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La Bise The Kiss Sangiovese 2019

It's a chunky Sangiovese with berry flav...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 13.9%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024
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serafino shiraz

Serafino Shiraz 2018

It's a comfortable, and comforting, shir...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2027
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toolangi shiraz

Toolangi Estate Shiraz 2019

Value to be had here.

It's riddled wi...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $27
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2027+
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Paulmara Estates Apotigi Cabernet

Paulmara Estates Apotigi Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Marananga Cabernet Sauvignon matured in ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $100
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2029+
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toolangi chardonnay

Toolangi Chardonnay 2019

Excellent intensity of flavour here.

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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toolangi pinot noir

Toolangi Pinot Noir 2019

Fine-boned Pinot Noir with red cherry, s...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 12.8%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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backline

Backline 295 Shiraz 2018

Mike Bennie has already given the Backgr...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $50
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2020 - 2029
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Pyramid Valley Vineyards Earth Smoke Pinot Noir 2018

Pyramid Valley Vineyards Earth Smoke Pinot Noir 2018

Sinewy pinot noir. Earthen.

It's a fa...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $NS
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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sutton grange aglianico

Sutton Grange Estate Aglianico 2018

Oldest aglianico vines in Australia. 200...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2026
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Seppeltsfield Vermentino 2020

Seppeltsfield Vermentino 2020

The front label is printed blue-on-black...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2022
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Pig In The House Shiraz 2019

Organically grown.

This is more flavo...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025
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Serafino Sorrento Chardonnay 2020

Refreshing chardonnay with melon, lime a...

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Rated : 86 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $19
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2023
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wirra wirra rsw shiraz

Wirra Wirra RSW Shiraz 2017

Bitumen, beefstock, coffee grounds, malt...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct20
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2030+
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