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2014 Jim Barry "Cover Drive" Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia (Elsewhere $20) Top Pick!
2014 Jim Barry "Cover Drive" Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia (Elsewhere $20)

91 points Wine & Spirits: "A classic Coonawarra style of cabernet, this presents ripe currant fruit in a clean, spicy arrow of flavor. Light touches of eucalyptus follow the fruit through a dry finish. Fresh and lasting, this is an approachable cabernet for rack of lamb." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Enthusiast: "*** Editors' Choice *** This is a terrific value in balanced, ready-to-drink Australian Cabernet. It brings several Bordeaux-ish qualities to the table-medium body, silky tannins and aromas reminiscent of cigar box and Ribena-then adds varietally true flavors and a long finish. Drink now-2025. (JC) ...Read More » 


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W&S 91 WE 91

2014 Chateau Yaldara "Classic" Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

Rich, ripe, soft, full bodided, fruit driven Cabernet that is great drinking for the money. 


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2013 Jacob's Creek "Two Lands" Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

Full disclosure here... I have always considered Jacob's Creek as more of a big grocery store brand and haven't often carried the wines at K&L. However if there is one thing I've learned being a wine buyer it's to always be prepared to change your opinion and to let your palate do the decision making. I was quite simply blown away by the value for the money this Cab delivers. Two Lands is a collaborative project between Jacob's Creek and one of my longtime favorite Californian wine makers, Ehren Jordan of Turley/Failla fame! This is rocking Cab that coul... Read More » 


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2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Barossa Valley Shiraz reveals pronounced blackberry, dark chocolate and black currant notes over hints of black earth, charcoal, licorice and a hint of violets. Profoundly rich and concentrated on the full-bodied palate, it has some delicious savory/olive tapenade notes emerging, supported by firm, ripe tannins and finishing with great length. (LPB)" (3/2017) K&L Notes: Powell & Son is a new venture from legendary winemaker David Powell of Torbreck fame (or infamy)! Many of you will have enjoyed Dave's intense, powerful wines befo... Read More » 


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Wine Club

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RP 92

2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

93 points James Halliday: "It struts its stuff in most impressive fashion; black berried fruits, anise, wood spice, all served sweet and voluptuous, with fresh red berries as the icing." (8/2016) 92 points James Suckling: "A tarry and quite savory rendition of this bargain Barossa shiraz, it has a strong focus on ripe, soft blackberry flavored fruits, hints of plum cake and chocolate, this is one very satisfying wine and represents stunning value. Long, stylish finish." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Juicy, with maple syrup-scented wild blackberry and currant flavors that are effusive and generous. Pepper, rosemary and black tea no ...Read More » 


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2015 Raidis Estate Pinot Gris Rosé Coonawarra South Australia (Previously $20)

Raidis Estate is a boutique property in Coonawarra, South Australia. The small acreage of estate vines, planted 26 years ago, is looked after by two generations of the Raidis family. The wines are very small production and faithfully reflect this cool climate, heavily limestone influenced region. The Pinot Gris rosé is very interesting. Extended skin contact draws just the faintest blush pink from the luminous skins of this intriguing varietal. While the color of this rosé is very subtle its aromas and flavors are not. The wine soars with bright floral n... Read More » 


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2014 John Duval "Entity" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (Elsewhere $40)

96 points James Halliday: "From old vineyards in Krondorf, Marananga and Eden Valley, open-fermented with submerged cap (header board), matured for 15 months in French oak (35% new). Succulent, rich and powerful, with predominantly black fruits and some spice. The hallmarks are its supple mouthfeel and effortless balance." (10/2016) 93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editor's Choice* Dark berry and plum fruit dominates, but hints of mint, vanilla and cedar add interest. Somewhere between silky and velvety, this full-bodied, richly textured Shiraz finishes long and appears to have the tannic structure to age well, th ...Read More » 


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2013 Raidis Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia (Previously $25)

Classic Coonawarra Cab packed full of blue fruit with lovely tobacco notes and whiffs of mint and eucalyptus. The fruit has great drive and purity. I think Coonawarra is one of the best areas for Cabernet in Australia and this bottle shows why for a pretty inexpensive price. Made by a small family owned operation the Raidis Family. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussie Wine Buyer). 


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2015 Rogers and Rufus Grenache Rosé Barossa (Dry) (Previously $20)

James Halliday: "Pale colour with a hint of spritz. Attractive mix of raspberried fruit and twiggier, spicier, more earthen influences. Finishes fresh." (7/2015) K&L Notes: From old vines. Winemaker's notes: "Bright salmon pink in colour. A highly aromatic wine that opens with strawberries and cream, cherry blossom, talcum powder and a hint of pear skin. This wine has flavours of raspberry iced tea, red apple and pomegranate. A supple and briny texture with a blood orange finish leaves you looking for the next sip. The Grenache that produced this Rosé is either sourced from bush vine... Read More » 


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2012 Imprimata Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale to medium garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Grenache is scented of kirsch, black raspberries and allspice with hints of black and white pepper. Full-bodied, rich and satiny textured in the mouth, it offers plenty of red fruit and baking spice layers in the long finish. Drink it now to 2019+. (LPB)" (2/2014) 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Vivid red. Lush, expressive aromas of fresh raspberry and cherry compote, with a spicy top note adding vivacity. Silky and sweet, offering intense red berry, floral pastille and spice cake flavors that gain weight in the glass. Finishes silky and lo ...Read More » 


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2013 Wirra Wirra "Church Block" Red Blend McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $20.00)

94 points James Halliday: "Australian Wine Companion - "A 50% Cab, 37% Shiraz, 13% Merlot blend matured for 18 months in French (70%) and American (30%) oak (10% new), one of Wirra Wirra's celebrated foot soldiers. This really does over-deliver; while it's chock-full of luscious red and black fruits (more on the red side) it has good shape and texture, the finish very more-ish. (JH)" (3/2015) 92 points James Suckling: "The staple of the Wirra Wirra stable, this has a definitive cabernet stamp to it with liquorice and dark chocolate. Plum fruits, cassis and black cherry flavors linger on elegant tannins. Nicel ...Read More » 


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2016 Alliance Wines "The Courtesan" Riesling Clare Valley (Dry) (Elsewhere $20)

90 points Wine Spectator: "Mouthwatering, with an intensely juicy backbone to the grapefruit, lime and pineapple flavors, mingling on the long finish. Drink now. (MW)" (4/2017) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "The Courtesan is a dry style Riesling with flavors of fresh elderflower, lime, ripe melon, quince, and hints of grapefruit. Best served cold with grilled chicken, summer salads or shellfish. Vinification, as one might expect with good fruit, is very simple. The grapes are picked in the cool of the morning and rapidly transported to the winery where they are lightly crushed and sent to pres... Read More » 


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WS 90

2012 Yalumba "The Signature" Cabernet-Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2012 Yalumba "The Signature" Cabernet-Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

98 points Sam Kim: "A formidable wine of outstanding richness, yet it’s sophisticated at the same time. Complex aromas of black/blueberry, dark plum, floral, game and vanilla lead to a velvety palate that delivers awesome intensity and opulence. A gratifying wine from an exceptional vintage. Surely this is the best wine made under this label of fifty-year history. At its best: 2022 to 2042. Signatory: Robert Hill-Smith." (8/2015) 96 points James Halliday: "Spent 20 months in high quality French, Hungarian and American oak barrels made in Yalumba's own onsite cooperage. This is one of the richest and mo ...Read More » 


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2015 Hewitson "LuLu" Sauvignon Blanc Adelaide Hills

Wine Spectator: "Fresh herb and saline notes accent the smooth and juicy mix of grapefruit and passion fruit flavors. (MW)" (6/2016)  


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JH 95

2013 John Duval "Plexus" SGM Barossa Valley South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "In beautiful condition and shape. It tastes beautiful. Raspberry, blueberry and blackberry, no alarms or surprises, complemented by woody spice and fine, smoky oak. Everything is where it should, and where you'd hope, it to be." (2/2015) 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Medium to deep garnet in color, the 2013 Plexus (a Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre blend) gives slowly evolving raspberry tart, kirsch, potpourri and garrigue notes with underlying spice box and incense hints. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is velveteen textured with layers of expressive red fruits preserves and exotic spic ...Read More » 


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2014 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Barossa Valley Shiraz opens with rubber and tar notes giving way to a core of blackberries and black cherries plus underbrush, anise and pepper hints. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers a lot of expressive flavor in the mouth backed by ripe, grainy tannins and lively acid, finishing long and earthy. (LPB)" (6/2016) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "The Barossa Valley Shiraz is sourced from mature Barossa Valley vineyards with the majority located along the region’s North-Western ridge in Marananga and Seppeltsfield as well as Lyndoch... Read More » 


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RP 91

2013 Raidis Estate Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia (Previously $20)

Energetic Shiraz with deep red / black fruit, smoked meat, bramble fruit and lifted spice. Lovely soft, generous mid-palate but also has fresh, juicy acidity. Really delivers a lot of quality for the price point. Raidis is a small family owned estate in the prestigious limestone rich soils of Coonawarra. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussie Wine Buyer) 


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2013 Langmeil "The Blacksmith" Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley South Australia

91 points Vinous: "(aged for two years in 10% new French oak barrels): Vivid purple. Pungent cherry and blackcurrant aromas are complicated by mocha, tobacco and licorice nuances. On the plate, juicy dark berry and bitter cherry flavors are lifted and sharpened by tangy acidity. The lively, penetrating finish features sappy dark berry and floral pastille notes and smooth, slow-building tannins. (JR)" (3/2016) Wine Spectator: "Plenty of firm tannins at the core, with a distinct herbal edge including dill, sage and bay leaf elements, and plum flavors peeking through. (MW, Web-2016)"  


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VN 91

Yalumba "Museum Reserve" Muscat South Eastern Australia (375ml)

96 points Decanter: "Aromatic nose of sultana, jasmine and fig. The palate is luscious, seamlessly integrated sweetness. Full and rich, combines perfectly fruit and spice. Long fresh finish." 92 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editors' Choice* Yalumba's Muscat includes some lots from outside Rutherglen, but it’s still an excellent example of fortified Muscat, featuring hints of caramelized cherries and a sweet, complex mélange of caramel, toffee and chocolate balanced by citrusy freshness." (2/2011) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Sweet, bordering on syrupy, but nicely held in check by sufficient acidity, allowing the coffee, sassafras, vanill ...Read More » 


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2015 Hentley Farm Riesling Eden Valley

91 points James Halliday: "Generosity personified, with Meyer lemon and Bickford's lime juice aromas and flavours letting nothing else get into the act (including acidity). Ready now." 91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Like 2005, 2015 looks to be an outstanding vintage for South Australia Riesling. This one, from two high-altitude vineyards, boasts incredible acid tension to go along with it’s relatively light body. Lemon and lime notes mingle with wet stone, finishing long and with great intensity. Drink now- 2025." 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Riesling is intensely scented of lime cordial, white peaches, lemon curd and honeysuckle with ...Read More » 


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2013 Hewitson "Miss Harry" Rhone Blend Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "50% Grenache, 23% Mourvedre, 22% Shiraz with 5% of Cinsaut and Carignan, 15% whole bunches, matured in used French oak for 16 months. There are no other Barossa Valley Rhone blends wine with this composition and sheer elegance. It is willowy and savoury, with mouth-cleansing acidity, yet also with a garland of diverse red fruit flavours, all fresh, none sticky or jubey. Simply lovely." (11/2015) 9-90 points Wine Spectator: "Appealing licorice, white pepper and Earl Grey tea notes are aromatic, bright, smooth and juicy around a core of cherry and pomegranate flavors, with a lingering f ...Read More » 


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JH 95 WS 9 - 90

2013 Hentley Farm "The Beast" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Awesomely powerful, with a tsunami of sombre black fruits, licorice and tannins to match, overwhelm you the moment the wine enters the mouth. It is, of course, full-bodied, and doesn't have the fluid grace of the other Hentley Farm '13 Shirazs. It is indeed a beast, but will repay those who put their faith in the high quality corks used by Henley Farm." (3/2015) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Shiraz The Beast has an earthy/gamey nose with dried mulberries and preserved plums at the core, morphing into spice box, sandalwood and peppery notes. Full-bod ...Read More » 


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2013 John Duval "Plexus White" Marsanne - Roussanne - Viognier Barossa Valley

94 points James Halliday: "50% finished fermentation in French Oak (10% new), matured in oak for 6 months, the remainder aged in tank on yeast lees. The abundant texture and structure are remarkable until one remembers John Duval’s long career at Penfolds, with responsibility for Grange." 91 points Vinous: "Light yellow. Ripe orchard and pit fruits on the deeply perfumed, spice-tinged nose and in the mouth. Round and fleshy yet lively, with slow-building spiciness and a touch of honeysuckle. The spicy quality repeats strongly on the finish, which leaves notes of peach pit and lemon curd behind. The ri ...Read More » 


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JH 94 VN 91

2015 John Duval "Annexus" Old Vine Grenache Barossa Valley South Australia

94-95 points James Suckling: "Bright red fruits make this really fresh, lively, brambly and super pure on the palate, while fine tannins deliver reticent yet alluring power. This will be great. This is a component of the 2015 vintage of Duval’s newest-release Annexus grenache planted in 1858 in Springton. (Barrel Sample)" 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "(94+) Made from 100% Grenache, the medium garnet-purple colored 2015 Annexus has a seriously intense perfume of crushed cherries and black raspberries with roses and violets plus suggestions of anise, cinnamon stick and dark chocolate. The rich, powerful, concentrated ...Read More » 


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JS 94 - 95 RP 94

2015 Hewitson "Gun Metal" Riesling Eden Valley

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "This light- to medium-weight wine is drinkable now—try it with Coffin Bay oysters if you can - but should also age well for up to 15 years. Notes of citrus, lime and crushed stone are mouthwatering and refreshing." K&L Notes: Eden Valley Riesling is one of the most sought after wines in its category for its distinctive aromas and classic character. This wine is no exception. From the winery: "The specific topography and mineral profile of this Single Vineyard provides ideal conditions for Riesling. Gun Metal describes the grey-coloured stone amongst the vineyard whil... Read More » 


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WE 91

2015 Firebird Chardonnay (Nova Vita) Adelaide Hills South Australia

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Chardonnay has a gorgeous honeysuckle, ripe apricot, pink grapefruit and candied ginger scented nose with a touch of toasty / yeastiness. Medium-bodied, the satiny palate offers wonderful intensity with stone fruit, savory and spice layers, finishing very long. 92+ (LPB)" (8/2016) K&L Notes: Winemaker's notes: "The wine displays fragrant lemon zest, fresh white stone fruit aromas and cut apples and pears with a hint of vanilla and brioche. The palate is a mix of citrus (in particular lime), white stone fruits, fresh apples and raw almonds with a slightly cre... Read More » 


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RP 92

2014 Thistledown "Vagabond" Old Vine Grenache Blewitt Springs McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30+)

93 points James Halliday: "From Blewitt Springs. It's light in colour but they've nailed the palate. Licorice and raspberry with spice woven through, but it's just that little something extra - difficult to define - that this wine most certainly has. It's pretty and light, but it has substance." (8/2016) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale ruby/purple, the 2014 The Vagabond Grenache has an intense red currant, red cherry and black raspberry nose with nuances of anise and violets. Full-bodied, rich and expressive, the velvety palate is loaded with fruit and has a very long, spicy finish. (LPB)" (8/2015)  


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JH 93 RP 90

2014 Hentley Farm "The Beauty" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Size, shape, power and length; there's a lot crammed into this package, and yet at no point does it suggest being overdone. It's a fresh, vigourous red with anise, raspberry, squishy blackberries and wood spice notes ramping the appeal up high. It'll age but there's no real reason to wait." (3/2016) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Impressive, with bold wild blueberry, kirsch and blackberry flavors that are powerful and persistent, pure and focused. Earth, sage and white pepper accents show on the long, velvety finish. (MW)" (7/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2014 Shiraz / Viognier The Beauty has a medium to dee ...Read More » 


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2013 Firebird Shiraz (Nova Vita) Adelaide Hills South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "Beefy red with blackberry, saltbush and red/black cherry fruit flavours talking up a big game. Meat, spice and (dark) chocolatey oak notes add to the conversation. Tannin pulls the strings tight. Big end of town for the region, but done well." 93 points Wine & Spirits: "*Best Buy* Mark Kozned’s family were grapegrowers in the Caucasus before they emigrated after World War II. In 1999, they planted their first vineyard in the Adelaide Hills, eventually buying the old Nepenthe winery in partnership with Peter Leske. Their 2013 is a bright, evocative shiraz emphasizing the relative coo ...Read More » 


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JH 94 W&S 93

2011 Yalumba "Tri-Centenary" Grenache Barossa Valley South Australia (Elsewhere $50+)

93 points James Halliday: "Tangy, almost jubey raspberry and blackberry with shots of earth and spice. The appeal is both complex and straightforward at once. Spicy tannin plays stylishly through the back half of the wine. Just enough depth to give it a bit of gravity." 93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editor's Choice* An outstanding effort in a difficult vintage, these old vines (the oldest were planted in 1889) have turned out a super wine. Complex aromas and flavors range from smoke, thyme blossom and licorice to apricots and black cherries. this is medium to full in body, with crisp acids and supple tannins th ...Read More » 


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2015 Hentley Farm Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Inky and rich. Dark berry and coal flavours power through the palate. Tannin pulls on the reins but the fruit charges on. A mouthful of gorgeousness." (3/2016) K&L Notes: Exceptional Cabernet for a song! This keeps its varietal correctness with blackcurrant fruit, leather and a touch of pipe tobacco. Combine this with Barossa Valley's signature scorched earth and meaty aspects and you have one serious wine. Full bodied, succulent and gratifying - a big, rich Cab that is easy drinking and really over delivers at this economical price point. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussi... Read More » 


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JH 95

2013 Chapel Hill "The Chosen - Road Block" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

95 points James Halliday: "Open-fermented, basket-pressed to French hogsheads (12% new) for 19 months. A very expressive fruit-laden bouquet and palate, plum to the fore, blackberry in attendance; here, too, there is excellent texture and structure to a medium-bodied shiraz with perfectly ripened flavours and integrated oak." 93 points James Suckling: "A single site shiraz that has a restrained nose that marries dark fruits with more savory and stony elements. The palate delivers an impressive array fo ripe dark berries sitting amid mocha, dark toasted spices and a fine tannin texture. Good depth, drink now t ...Read More » 


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2015 Langmeil "Hangin' Snakes" Shiraz/Viognier Barossa Valley South Australia

A vibrant, structured Shiraz (with a touch of Viognier), handpicked from the Barossa Valley floor. 


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2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (99RP, 95JH, 95ST, 92WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-black in color, the 2004 Amon-Ra exudes lovely dark fruit, spice box and anise notes over kirsch, creme de cassis and mincemeat, plus a savory and meaty whiff. Full-bodied, it is generous and rich in the mouth with bright acid and a medium-firm level of fine-grained tannins. It finishes long and fine. (LPB) " (02/2013) 

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2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (qty: 2)


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2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-black in color, the 2004 Amon-Ra exudes lovely dark fruit, spice box and anise notes over kirsch, creme de cassis and mincemeat, plus a savory and meaty whiff. Full-bodied, it is generous and rich in the mouth with bright acid and a medium-firm level of fine-grained tannins. It finishes long and fine. (LPB)" (2/2013) 95 points James Halliday: "Glorious purple-red; proclaims its old vine origins from the word go, and carries its alcohol. A rich, sumptuous cascade of blackberry, plum, chocolate and quality oak." (7/2011) 95 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Saturated violet. Amazingly complex bouquet of creme d ...Read More » 


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2014 S.C. Pannell "Old McDonald Vineyard" Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "Hand-picked from 72yo bush vines, open-fermented, 14 months maturation in used French hogsheads. Bright, clear colour; quality grenache picked at precisely the right time has resulted in a wine with perfectly pitched red fruits, supple yet savoury tannins, and passing hints of herbs and chocolate; the tannin support is perfect, adding to the savoury nuances that are ever-present in the wine; poise and balance. Rhone Valley? Yes." (5/2015) 96 points James Suckling: "New name, same vineyard source for Pannell's Grenache. This has a beautiful sense of purity and pared back raspberry fr ...Read More » 


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JH 96 JS 96

2014 BK Wines "Cult" Syrah Adelaide Hills South Australia

93 points James Suckling: "This cooler vintage has delivered an attractive pepper-dusted nose that is loaded with spice and fragrance, the oak is a support act to vibrant black cherry and blueberry fruits. The palate is all sappy and succulent, really layered, smooth and juicy tannins have good drive and depth, delivering a long, even blood plum finish. Drink now and up to 2022." (6/2016) 93 points Vinous: "Bright violet color. Assertive blueberry and floral pastille scents are complicated by suggestions of black olive, allspice and cracked pepper. Silky, broad and appealingly sweet, showing excellent ...Read More » 


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JS 93 VN 93

2005 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet in color, the 2005 Amon-Ra displays aromas of pure black currant cordial, dark chocolate, violets and toast with a hint of raw meat and touch of Indian spices. Full-bodied with a taut and muscular frame defined by firm grainy tannins, it is still very youthful and offers fresh, crisp acid that retains nice vibrancy through the long finish. Drink it now until 2020+. (LPB)" (2/2013) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "From a single vineyard in the Ebenezer region, this is simply stupendous stuff. It is a bit Port-like in its rich layers of blackberry fruit, but it also displays gre ...Read More » 


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2013 Wirra Wirra "RSW" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "The continued refinement of the flagship wines from Wirra Wirra is evident in the 2014 RSW. Darkly coloured and darkly fruited, the palate is finely poised with grainy, slatey tannins saturated in blackberry-laden fruit, the finish long, savoury and extremely fine." (3/2016)  


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JH 96

2015 Powell & Son "Loechel" Shiraz Eden Valley South Australia

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Coming from the western section of a single vineyard in Eden Valley, the 2015 Loechel Shiraz from Eden Valley has a deep garnet-purple color and a gorgeous floral nose of roses and violets, with a whole array of baking spice-laced red and black fruit preserves emerging, plus some hints of cedar and chocolate box. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is youthfully taut, firm and muscular, possessing a solid structure of grainy tannins and lively acidity, finishing with those glorious baking spice layers coming through. (LPB)" (3/2017) 95 points Wine Spectator: "Decadent, with date nut b ...Read More » 


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RP 97 WS 95

2014 Kalleske "Moppa" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (Biodynamic)

94 points James Halliday: "The wine contains some co-fermented viognier (5%) and back-blended petit verdot (10%); wild open ferment, hand pump overs, 7-12 days on skins, matured in a cocktail of French, American and Hungarian oak (25% new) for 14 months. Dense purple-crimson, it launches an Exocet missile of the blackest of black fruits, dark chocolate and strong tannins." (10/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Shiraz Moppa (a blend of 85% Shiraz, 10% Petit Verdot and 5% Viognier) has a youthful nose of crushed black cherries, black plums and blueberries with hints of licori ...Read More » 


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2013 Rymill Shiraz Coonawarra

95 points James Halliday: "This is a very good Coonawarra Shiraz, speaking volumes about its variety and place, and a little about its vinification, the last very sensible. The colour is bright crimson-purple through to the rim, the bouquet and palate bringing spice, pepper and French oak to the party; it is medium-bodied, its black cherry and blackberry fruits with fine-grained tannins and a reprise of the oak." K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "A full bodied wine, complex in aromas and rich in flavours of dark fruits, spices and sweet tannins. This cool climate Shiraz has a fine texture and gre... Read More » 


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JH 95

2005 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

95 points James Halliday: "Proclaims its terroir from the first whiff; layer-upon-layer of blackberry and plum fruit, high-quality oak and tannin management." (12/2006) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Fashioned from a McLaren Vale vineyard, the 2005 Shiraz G.A.M. (named after the Mitolo children -- Gemma, Alexander, and Marco) is a deep ruby/purple-hued effort displaying beautiful blackberry, white pepper, licorice, and toasty oak notes. Rich, full-bodied, and intense, with blueberry and blackberry flavors, sweet tannin, and excellent purity, it is a tour de force in winemaking. Enjoy it over the next decade. (RP) ...Read More » 


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2010 Yalumba "FDR1A" Cabernet-Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Inky purple. Compelling aromas of ripe cherry and raspberry liqueur, licorice, smoky minerals, spices and roasted coffee. Opulent and appealingly juicy on the palate, with intense dark berry, bitter cherry and vanilla flavors and a touch of mocha. Lively and expansive on the penetrating finish, with sweet tannins adding shape." (7/2014) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "91+ points. Deep garnet with a touch of purple, the 2010 Yalumba FDRIA reveals aromas of fresh cassis and blackberries with nuances of thyme, forest floor, cigar box and marmite toast. Full-bodied and densely packed with ...Read More » 


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ST 93 RP 91

2013 Rymill Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra

94 points James Halliday: "Clean and Pure. A flood of blackberry and mint with subtle tobacco notes over the top. Classic flavour profile with structure, though it remains fluid, even seductive." 93 points Wine & Spirits: "John Rymill’s family founded Coonawarra - he’s the great-great-grandson of John Riddoch, who established the district in 1890. Rymill’s father began to experiment with vineyards in 1968 at his horse farm in Penola, at the southern end of Coonawarra, with their current vineyard planted between 1974 and 1982. Those vines produced an elegant, crisplined cabernet in 2013, concentrated in its da ...Read More » 


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2014 Henschke "Giles" Pinot Noir Adelaide Hills South Australia

95 points James Halliday: "A fragrant pinot that shows plenty of bright and pure cherry fruit aromas with handy spice and sappy attractive fruit-derived complexity. The palate is wrapped in a shell of crunchy tannin that holds flawless length and shape, inside this is a playful and fleshy palate with crunchy red cherry flavor. Bright succulent finish. Drink now." (6/2016) 95 points James Suckling: "Screwcap. A fragrant pinot that shows plenty of bright and pure cherry fruit aromas with handy spice and sappy attractive fruit-derived complexity. The palate is wrapped in a shell of crunchy tannin that holds flaw ...Read More » 


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JH 95 JS 95

2014 Kanta (Egon Muller) "Balhanna Vineyard" Riesling Adelaide Hills South Australia

Kanta is a partnership between Germany's renowned winemaker Egon Müller and Michael Andrewartha, of Australia's premium wine retailer-importer East End Cellars. Having flown all around Australia to find the perfect cool-climate fruit for their Riesling, the partners found it in the Balhannah vineyard in Andrewartha's home turf, the cooler-climate Adelaide Hills. 


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1999 Chris Ringland Shiraz Barossa Range South Australia

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Chris Ringland (formerly known as Three Rivers Shiraz), is aged 42 months in 100% new French oak, and is rarely racked until bottling, represents an extraordinary expression of Barossa Shiraz. The intense 1999, released in 2004, demonstrates that this vintage is somewhat underrated after all the hype over 1998. From a vineyard planted in 1910, its inky/purple color is accompanied by aromas of lavender, lard, smoke, licorice, blackberries, cassis, espresso roast, chocolate, and pepper. Full-bodied, slightly less voluminous than the perfect 1998, with ...Read More » 


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RP 98

2004 Shirvington Cabernet Sauvignon McLaren Vale South Australia

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The deep ruby/purple-colored 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a restrained, elegant bouquet of black fruits, minerals, and toasty new oak. Medium to full-bodied, with excellent concentration, purity, and texture... Former winemakers Sarah and Sparky Marquis have left Shirvington and the wine is now being made by Kim Johnston. Little has changed, although the 2004s appear to be more streamlined and delicate than their 2003 and 2002 counterparts. (RP)" (10/2005) 90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Dark purple. Ripe blackberry and boysenberry on the nose, with a strong vanillin overtone lending ...Read More » 


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RP 90 ST 90

2006 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "Impenetrable colour; a full-bodied palate, stacked to the gills with layer-upon-layer of blackberry, prune, licorice and plum fruit, yet the tannin and oak are not overdone, nor is the alcohol." (7/2008) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "Shows a slightly lifted, peppery character on the nose, but also plenty of toasty oak and bold fruit. Loads of blackberries, blueberries and chocolate cascade over the palate, accented with enough spice and warmth to leave a fleeting impression of fruitcake. Lush and long on the finish. Drink now-2020 or beyond. (JC)" (11/2007) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet, the 2006 Amon-Ra ...Read More » 


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