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2009 Soljans Estate Legacy

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A floral-style, bottle-fermented pinot noir and chardonnay here; this has an element of marzipan on the nose, some gentle red fruits too.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:36 EST 2012

Cloudy Bay Pelorus Rose

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A nicely orchestrated sparkling, this bright, salmon-pink wine has a fine bead and aromas of honeyed red fruits, some toasty elements here too.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:36 EST 2012

2010 Toolangi Estate Pinot Noir

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A bright, cherry-scented nose here, with saffron and Moroccan spices dusted throughout, some earthy notes, quite fresh and vibrant.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:35 EST 2012

2010 Balnaves of Coonawarra The Blend

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Astoundingly good value once again, a sturdy, resolved and throoughly convincing blend of merlot (53%), cabernet sauvignon (37%) and cabernet franc (10%) that offers a wealth of spiced...

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:35 EST 2012

2011 Red Claw Pinot Noir

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The colour's pretty decent for the vintage, nice mid-cherry red in the glass; aromas flow along the red cherry path, nicely ripe and gently perfumed.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:35 EST 2012

2010 Yeringberg

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This mid-weight cabernet blend has a little meaty and oaky, mocha edge here, lovely mulberry and light cassis, fine spice and a layer of fragrant, bright fruit.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:34 EST 2012

2010 Oxford Landing Merlot

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This is a dead-set bargain, with blue berry fruit on the nose and a little licorice in the background – decent fruit, all nice and clean.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:34 EST 2012

2012 Turkey Flat Rose

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An attractive pale-pink rose with really striking raspberry, cassis and cranberry fruit aromas; very enticing and bright.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:34 EST 2012

2012 Charles Melton Rose of Virginia

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A lovely edition of this dark and rich take on rose. This has plenty of bright summer berries, cassis and cherry fruits, loads of aroma, a little creamy edge too.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:33 EST 2012

2012 Henschke Joseph Hill Gewurztraminer

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A lovely, elegant and gently lychee-tinged gewurz that offers plenty of apples and floral notes on the nose, and faint musky perfume as it breathes up.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:33 EST 2012

2012 Wolf Blass Gold Label Riesling

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This has terrific poise and flinty appeal, some fresh fennel and bright, ripe lime and lemon fruits on the nose; very commanding wine.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:33 EST 2012

2000 Krug Vintage Brut

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This is quite an incredible Champagne, with virtually unmatched grace and complexity, a hedonistic treat that will leave you gasping for more at the end of the bottle.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:32 EST 2012

2008 Vietti Barolo Brunate DOCG

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My favourite of the Vietti labels, this pastel-coloured snail looks very happy to be in amongst the leaves and flowers, and this is what you'll smell here.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:32 EST 2012

2011 Stoneleigh Rapaura Series Sauvignon Blanc

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A thyol-loaded sauvignon that smells of intense tropical fruits, grass and herbs with a fresh, zesty squeeze of lime and grapefruit citrus.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:32 EST 2012

2012 Jacob's Creek Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

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A well-made rendition of this classic, proven region and variety combination, the core premise for wine made under this label.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:31 EST 2012

2012 Teusner Woodside Sauvignon Blanc

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Sourced from Woodside, this has a greener and grassy, herbaceous style to it – really dominates. The palate is tart and tangy, delivering lemon citrus flavour, some herbal flavours here...

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:31 EST 2012

2011 Domaine Chandon Sauvignon Blanc

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A precocious blend of lime, gooseberry and melon fruits here, some grassy accents too; lovely freshness in this cooler vintage.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:31 EST 2012

2012 Primo Estate La Biondina

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A consistent favourite among value white-wine lovers, this will not disappoint with its bright sauvignon-like tropical fruits, passionfruit and citrus; really fresh.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:30 EST 2012

2012 Howard Park Sauvignon Blanc

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A bright and concentrated sauvignon that offers a wealth of tropical fruit aromas – really bursts from the glass – some stone fruits, melon, gently grassy and leafy notes here too.

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:30 EST 2012

2007 Tamar Ridge Kayena Reserve Pinot Noir

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Quite a stoic style to this reserve bottling of pinot noir. The nose has impressive complexity that's all nicely integrated, some dark cherry fruits, earth, smoky, meaty notes and...

Drink | Nick Stock | Thu Nov 29 04:17:29 EST 2012