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Golden Child Beach Bum Rosé 2019

Pinot Noir here, and curiously, I quite ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, Rose, Tip Top Tipple9 Comments

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Bodegas Albamar Fusco Mencia 2018

Ribeira Sacra. There was a whole lot of ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oc19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $38
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2024+


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Yarraloch Stephanie’s Dream Whole Bunch Pinot Noir 2015

This is the current release, so interest...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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Posted in pinot noir, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value, Yarra Valley5 Comments

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Yarraloch Pinot Noir 2015

It's been a few years between drinks her...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2029
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Sevenhill St Francis Xavier Single Vineyard Riesling 2019

So often very good Riesling to come out ...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023+
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Posted in Clare Valley, riesling0 Comments

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Sacred Hill Helmsman 2017

I don't think this wine has distribution...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2032+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Hawkes Bay, merlot et al0 Comments

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Wantirna Estate Amelia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017

Cabernets and Merlot from the original 1...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2035+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Tip Top Tipple, Yarra Valley0 Comments

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Highbank Coonawarra 2015

It's been a long time between Highbanks ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2030+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Coonawarra, organic4 Comments

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Yetti and the Kokonut Metro Savagnin 2019

The boys from Y&K dropped in to P&am...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 10.4%
Price : $30
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Posted in McLaren Vale, other whites3 Comments

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Yetti and the Kokonut B’Rose 2019

Verdelho, Cabernet Franc, Red Semillon.
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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 11.9%
Price : $25
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2020
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Posted in Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Rose0 Comments

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Giovanni Rosso Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

New importer for this excellent producer...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $56.50
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2028
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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo5 Comments

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Bruno Rocca Nebbiolo Langhe Fralu 2017

Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, and I think fr...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $56
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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Six Origins Shiraz by Artisans of Barossa 2018

Interesting project, I must say. Can onl...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $58.33
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2038
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al4 Comments

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Dominique Portet Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

No Reserve wine made in 2017, which was ...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2030+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Yarra Valley0 Comments

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Poderi Luigi Einaudi Barolo Terlo Vigna Costa Grimaldi 2015

Terlo is in the commune of Barolo, sitti...

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Rated : 94+ Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2035
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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo1 Comment

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Massimo Clerico Ca’ du Leria Coste della Sesia Rosso 2015

50% Nebbiolo, 30% Croatina, 20% Vespolin...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $65
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo2 Comments

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Colombera & Garella Coste della Sesia 2017

Made from 70% Nebbiolo, plus Vespolina a...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 12%
Price : $40
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2025+


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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo1 Comment

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Colombera & Garella Pizzaguerra Lessona 2016

It's 95% Nebbiolo and 5% Vespolina. Beau...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $84
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2029+


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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo9 Comments

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Bricco Ernesto Vino Rosso 2016

Priocca, Roero. Nebbiolo. Though, from m...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 15%
Price : $95
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2029+


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Posted in Italy, nebbiolo0 Comments

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Aldo Rainoldi Rosso di Valtellina 2016

Have quite a few Nebbiolo to review that...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Oct19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $46
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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Posted in Italy, other reds2 Comments

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