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Glaetzer Wallace Shiraz Grenache 2017

I invariably make some Grommit comment i...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $23
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Posted in Barossa Valley, grenache et al2 Comments

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Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz 2017

Grapes grown in the Ebenezer district of...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $37
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Glaetzer Amon Ra Shiraz 2017

Named for the sun god, though perhaps he...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $100
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2030+
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Glaetzer Anaparenna Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Stylish packaging.

Kahlua, black frui...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $55
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al13 Comments

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Zorah Karasi Areni Noir 2016

Importer: Cellarhand

Meat, dried rose...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $64
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Dr Edge Pinot Noir Tasmania 2018

There's North, South, and East, but no W...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2032+
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Pierre Amadieu Gigondas Romane Machotte 2016

Importer: Cellarhand

Raspberry, cherr...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $49
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2029
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Cigliuti Barbaresco Serraboella 2015

Importer: Cellarhand

Red cherry, stra...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $140
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2032+
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Head Wines Head Red GSM 2018

I tasted 13 wines with Alex Head on Mond...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2025+
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Head Wines Riesling 2018

Three vineyards in Springton, most v...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 11%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Head Wines Head Red Montepulciano 2018

A new wine here, replacing the old Nouve...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May15
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2024+
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Head Wines Head Red Shiraz 2018

There's an increasing move up to the...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2028+
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Head Wines Head Red Shiraz 2017

Very little sunshine, and a lot of c...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024+
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Head Wines Old Vine Grenache 2018

From the Stonegarden vineyard, 1858 plan...

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Rated : 95+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2034
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Head Wines Old Vine Shiraz 2018

New packaging and marketing things. The ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14.2%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2032+
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al4 Comments

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Ciglitui Barbaresco Vie Erte 2015

Importer: Cellarhand

A little charred...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr-19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $107
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2031+
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Paitin Barbaresco Serraboella 2015

Importer: Ethereal Wines

Honey, clove...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $115
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2033+
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Paitin Sorì Paitin Barbaresco Serraboella 2015

A powerful cru is Serraboella, and Sorì ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $135
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2035+
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Paitin Starda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

Younger vines in the crus of Serraboella...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $49
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2021 - 2029+
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Keith Tulloch Latara Vineyard Semillon 2018

A single vineyard on Deasys Road, plante...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 10.5%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2029
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Posted in Hunter Valley, semillon et al0 Comments

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