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Stella Bella Chardonnay 2021

Having tasted a fair few Chardonnay from...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $38
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2024
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La Ca Növa Barbaresco Montefico Vigna Bric Mentina 2019

My allocation of this wine was only two ...

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Rated : 83 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $128
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2024


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Barbacàn Valtellina Superiore Sol 2019

Importer: Addley Clark

Cherry, ripe s...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $95
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Stella Bella Wines Suckfizzle Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

I keep saying I prefer 2019 for reds in ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14.1%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2024 - 2034+
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Stella Bella Cabernet Merlot 2020

I visited Stella Bella earlier this mont...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13.8%
Price : $27
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Frankland Estate Alter Weg 2021

Spends 10 months in large format old oak...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $37
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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Dalwood Estate Grown Chardonnay 2021

Chardonnay from Block 8, Dalwood Vineyar...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026
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Hungerford Hill Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2021

"From the Revee Vineyard in Tumbarumba, ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2025
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Voyager Estate Coastal Chardonnay 2021

I suspect this may be the new name for t...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $28
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2024
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Voyager Estate Broadvale Block 6 Chardonnay 2020

Broady.

Intense sort of smell, all ca...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $65
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2024+
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Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz 2019

It's the Valley Floor Shiraz that contai...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2027+
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Bethany Creek Esate Ground Shiraz

Bethany East Grounds Shiraz 2019

I've noticed, that quite often wineries ...

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Rated : 93+ Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $55
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2023 - 2029+
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Bethany GR Reserve Shiraz 2019

Traditional Barossa Shiraz, matured in a...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $125
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2022 - 2029+
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Hungerford Hill Hilltops Shiraz 2021

"Shiraz from two Hilltops vineyards, Fre...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026+
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In Praise of Shadows Kokoro Shiraz 2021

A single 500 litre puncheon filled with ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13.4%
Price : $60
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2023 - 2029+
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Inkwell One Love Cabernet Shiraz 2016

Only 800 bottles produced. I guess Caber...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13.6%
Price : $80
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2028+
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Inkwell Bush Doctor Zinfandel 2020

"So there'll be no more police brutality...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $60
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2026
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Inkwell High Violet Preservative Free Grenache Mataro 2021

High Violet, I assume, is a reference to...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2024
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Delamere Vineyard Blanc de Blancs 2015

I wonder why Blanc de Blancs is often mo...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2022 - 2028
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Delamere Vineyard Cuvée 2016

Filling in for Curly here.

No shortag...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : May22
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $55
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2022 - 2028
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