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Kooyong Estate Pinot Noir 2018

Seem to have missed reviewing the 2017. ...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $54
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2028
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Toolangi E Block Pinot Noir 2018

There's some wines I just know I should ...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $100
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

Tasted at the winery in May, and again j...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $50
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2027
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Majella Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

We seemed to have missed reviewing the 2...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2029+
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Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Only reviewed the 2016 a couple of month...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2028+
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Medhurst Reserve Chardonnay 2018

Medhurst Reserve Chardonnay 2018

Medhurst is located in Gruyere, which is...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2028+
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Medhurst Estate Chardonnay 2018 HR

Medhurst Estate Chardonnay 2018

I don't like Chardonnay that's choked wi...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $40
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026
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Medhurst Estate Pinot Noir 2018 HR

Medhurst Estate Pinot Noir 2018

Winemaker Sim Steele came up from Melbou...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $44
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2026+
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Medhurst Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

Medhurst Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

It's not a barrel selection, but a secti...

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Rated : 95+ Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Hutton Wines Triptych Reserve Chardonnay 2018

34% Clone 3 and 5, the rest Gin Gin. 50%...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.6%
Price : $75
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2025+
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Pooley Butcher’s Hill Chardonnay 2018

A very good Chardonnay out of Butcher's ...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $58
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2028
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Pooley Cooinda Vale Chardonnay 2018

Australia's leading authority on Chardon...

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Rated : 95+ Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $58
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 - 2030
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Produttori del Barbaresco Rio Sordo Riserva 2014

"Your name isn't Rio, but I don't care f...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2026+
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Produttori del Barbaresco Ovello Riserva 2014

What a joy Produttori are. Wonderful win...

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Rated : 92+ Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2029+
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Produttori del Barbaresco Montefico Riserva 2014

Montefico. I love saying it. I'd like to...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2023 - 2035+
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Produttori del Barbaresco Rabajà Riserva 2014

I do love Rabajà, and I'd place it up th...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $160
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2021 - 2032+
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BABO Nero d’Avola 2015

Justin Bubb the winemaker, with backing ...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $24
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Hutton Wines Triptych Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Tasted alongside the 2016 Reserve as a f...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.4%
Price : $50
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2030
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Delta Pinot Noir 2017

The Marlborough Delta was shining like a...

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Rated : 91 Points
Tasted : Jun19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $27
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024
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Corymbia Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

When you're getting on a bit, the small ...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Sep18
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $64
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2035+
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Posted in cabernet et al, Margaret River, Tip Top Tipple7 Comments

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