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Langmeil Black Beauty Malbec 2018

How good is malbec in Aus? Pretty darn g...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $30.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Geoff Merrill Saint Nic Shiraz Cabernet 2017

Good times cab.

This smells righteous...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $25.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Rosily Vineyard Shiraz 2018

Rosily has this sound of pedigree to it....

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.00%
Price : $25.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023
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Vintage Longbottom H Syrah 2019

Mum-daughter combo for this brand.

Ni...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.00%
Price : $28.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2024
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Dandelion Vineyards Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019

Bold. Leonine.

Cherry Ripe chocolate ...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $30.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023
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Colab & Bloom Nero d’Avola 2020

Nero, the jury is out for me for express...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 13.50%
Price : $22.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2022
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Rosily Vineyard Other Side Of The Moon Grenache Shiraz 2018

Potent stuff.

Perfume smells of stewe...

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Rated : 85 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.00%
Price : $20.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2022
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Chalmers Dott. Pavana 2018

Something different! Kudos, Chalmers.

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 12.00%
Price : $28.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2021
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Dewey Station Wines The Mars Express Shiraz 2019

Let the good times roll. I Choo Choo Cho...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $27.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023
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Posted in Barossa Valley, shiraz et al0 Comments

Squitchy Lane Light Dry Red Cabernet Franc Merlot 2020

I like gist of dry red if it doesn't end...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 12.00%
Price : $28.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023
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Harewood Estate Reserve Shiraz 2015

Reserve means better. Or so the legend g...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $45.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Clandestine Vineyards Forged in Friendships Shiraz 2019

Bold red.

All dark, ripe berries, rip...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $28.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Rochford Estate Single Vineyard Hill Road Syrah 2019

Almost a pinosity here, which is kind of...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 13.00%
Price : $48.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2025
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Posted in shiraz et al, Yarra Valley0 Comments

Bleasdale Wellington Rd GSM 2019

Get Some Maybe.

Cherry-berry medley, ...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.00%
Price : $32.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023
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Posted in grenache et al, Langhorne Creek0 Comments

The Group The Fever Grower Blend 2018

The Group sounds like a cult, but is act...

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Rated : 85 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 14.00%
Price : $34.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2022


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Brackenwood Vineyard Gamay 2020

Organic farmed, lo-fi making. A producer...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : Apr-21
Alcohol : 11.90%
Price : $33.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2023


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Frankland Estate SmithCullam Syrah 2019

Top of the tree Frankland Estate wine.
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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Mar-21
Alcohol : 14.50%
Price : $120.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2022 - 2035
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Frankland Estate Poison Hill Riesling 2020

Not really that poisonous but an evocati...

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Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Mar-21
Alcohol : 13.50%
Price : $45.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2021+
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Frankland Estate Isolation Ridge Riesling 2020

Is Great Southern the most isolated wine...

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Rated : 96 Points
Tasted : Mar-21
Alcohol : 13.50%
Price : $45.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2021+
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Frankland Estate Isolation Ridge Riesling 2011

Mature release.

Honeyed, toasty, ripe...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : Mar-21
Alcohol : 11.00%
Price : $70.00
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2021 - 2021+
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