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Lethbridge Allegra Chardonnay: 2004 – 2015

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TWF Chardonnay in 2018 – The Year in Review

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Kumeu River Chardonnay retrospective 2018

It feels like a very long time since Jun... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds media circus

The Penfolds circus. Every year Penfolds... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Riot Rose, wine in a can

McLaren Vale winemaker Tom O'Donnell is ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Rootstock pulls up stumps

Too bold, too good, too successful; the ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds goes to infinity and beyond

It's hard to know where to start. Austra... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Mildara Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

It doesn't happen every day. Indeed it's... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Test: Repour

On February 28 I opened a bottle of the ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Grenache Project 17 – A celebration of single vineyard grenache

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Grosset Wines Retrospective 2017 – a tasting of riesling and cabernets

Earlier in 2017, Jeffrey Grosset hosted ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Penfolds G3 launched

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New wind blows at Thousand Candles

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Californian Cabernet

Decanter magazine reported of the 1984 C... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Grenache 2017

21 March 2019

Grenache and McLaren Vale are on a roll.... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Pepper Tree Wines Coquun Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Glossy, simple, fresh feeling red of cri... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Saddler’s Creek Saddler’s Hunter Valley Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Choc-malt-cherry scents, touch of anise,... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Pooles Rock Centenary Block Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Shallow wine of firm tannin, drying text... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Meerea Park Alexander Munro Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Choc-malt-cedar characters, loaded with ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Clonakilla Murrumbateman Syrah 2017

Clonakilla Murrumbateman Syrah 2017

21 March 2019

The Murrumbateman Syrahs of Clonakilla m... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Margan Aged Release Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Choc-cherry, faint malt, sweet liquorice... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Keith Tulloch Field of Mars Block 1 Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Unusual scents of clove-old campfire-old... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Thomas Wines Kiss Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Ripe raspberry, dark chocolate, walnuts ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Brokenwood Hunter Valley Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Fragrant wine of pure-feeling fruit expr... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Thomas Wines Sweetwater Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Choc-cherry, choc-berry scents and flavo... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Usher Tinkler Reserve Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Clove and twiggy oak a big feature in th... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Between Five Bells Red 2016

21 March 2019

A comfortable mix of shiraz, nero d'avol... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Two Rivers Vignerons Reserve Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Spicy scents over red cherry, red berry,... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Cullen Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017

21 March 2019

Curiously, these days I only get to tast... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Tintilla Estate Reserve Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Scents of ripe cherry, mulberry, pretty ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Mada Wines Syrah Nouveau 2018

21 March 2019

Not so nouveau now we are rounding the 2... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Tinklers Vineyard U and I Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Spicy oak leads dark cherry, cassis, kir... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Anim Field 2018

21 March 2019

A proper field blend, a single vineyard ... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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Thomas Wines The Dam Block Shiraz 2017

21 March 2019

Juicy, medium weight red, labours a litt... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - here. Same goes if you're an existing member who's subscription has expired..

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