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Wine & Spirit Insider March April 2021

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insiderthe wine & spiritAUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND March/April 2021 Issue 171 THE WINE & SPIRIT INSIDER IS A PROMOTIONAL GUIDE FROM THE LIQUOR TRADE TO THE CONSUMER. Winestate Publishing ABN 56 088 226 411 In this issue... New Releases & Best Value Buys Under $20

NEW RELEASES 147 TASTED 100 AWARDED NEW RELEASES It is always a pleasure to look at the latest new release wines. Saint Clair Pioneer Gomersal Wines Each time we confirm again the great quality and often great value Block 29 Blind Premium Clare that these wines deliver. For this tasting shiraz again shows that it Block Marlborough Valley Riesling is the most dependable varietal with few failures. If you are in a Albarino 2020 HHH 2020 HHHH restaurant and don't know any of the wines on the wine list pick A crisp minerally mix Delicate citrus blossom- a shiraz. You will rarely be disappointed. Also of note this time of apples and pears. like aromas with flavours are the delicious grenache wines and alternative reds which if they “Perfect with shellfish of brown limes and keep performing like this may no longer be called alternative. on a hot day!” $28.90 lemon curd. Has great acid. $20 SPARKLING OTHER WHITE George's Folly Off Whicher Ridge VARIETALS & With The Fairies Mademoiselle V Reillys Barking Mad 3 TASTED BLENDS Fleurieu Roussanne Margaret River Watervale Clare 3 AWARDED 2018 HHHH Viognier 2019 HHH Valley Riesling 11 TASTED Rich toasty/honeyed A developed oaky 2020 HHH A small, but nice, group 5 AWARDED nose. Nicely evolving style but also has a big Nose has hints of citrus of well-made sparklings ripe stonefruit and citrus fruit impact. “Quite a blossom over lime with that are worth buying! A mixed group, both flavours with phenolics mouthful!” $38 a tight citrus driven in the varieties and the providing length. $24.99 palate. $20 Bream Creek results. “These showed Rusty Mutt Catnip RIESLING Vineyard Tasmania white wine basics but McLaren Vale Taylors Estate Clare Brut Rosé NV HHHH with some wandering Viognier 8 TASTED Valley Riesling Floral and spicy on the away from the structure 2020 HHH1/2 5 AWARDED 2020 HHH nose with a smooth and acid line required A bright, attractive and An attractive mix of creamy palate, lovely therefore tending to well-made wine with a A solid class with the citrus/lemon fruit length of soft red fruit broadness,” noted one nice blend of florals, fruit pretty 2020s showing characters and steely flavours and yeasty judge. and crisp acidity. $30 more life and good acid acidity. $20 complexity. $36 structure. Barristers Block Reillys Watervale Gartelmann Wines Aston McLaren Vale Clarence Hill Clare Valley Riesling Hunter Valley Blanc Fiano 2020 HHHH Adelaide Riesling 2020 HHH de Blancs 2020 HHH Attractive floral fruit 2020 HHHH Citrus nose with some Attractive fruit driven fragrances with crisp Floral bouquet with spices and herbal notes. style – very citrusy with acid providing a lively a hint of lychees and Almost traminer-like bright florals and crisp structure for great lifted a full flavoured jubey palate. $27 acidity. $38 fruit characters. $30 fruit palate with mouth- watering acidity. $18 SAUVIGNON Gooree Park BLANC Mudgee Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot 11 TASTED Noir 2019 HHH 6 AWARDED Simple melon-like aromas with a bright “There is a clear citrus and melon flavour difference between profile. $30 the Kiwis and the Aussies here with the full flavoured mouth- watering acid lines a feature of the New Zealand wines,” said one judge. 72 The Wine & Spirit INSIDER

wine & spirit insider tasting Saint Clair Pioneer PINOT GRIS/ Mt Bera Vineyards Whicher Ridge Henry Yealands Reserve Block 1 Foundation GRIGIO Dreamcatcher Road Margaret River Marlborough Rosé Marlborough Adelaide Hills Pinot Chardonnay 2020 HHH1/2 Sauvignon Blanc 7 TASTED Gris 2020 HHH 2019 HHHH Full rich and warming 2020 HHHHH 5 AWARDED Tropical/floral nose and Nice lifted melon-like with dusty red fruit/ Aromas of lemons, A solid class of a slightly grippy lemon/ fruit characters on show tropical characters and limes and passionfruit consumer-friendly wines citrus driven palate. $25 here with just a “thin rose-petal nuances. $NA with a restrained version with balanced vibrant Gartelmann veil” of oak and hints of carrying through to the fruit and acid flavours. Wines Stephanie cashews. $38 Shingleback long juicy palate with its “Ones to enjoy on a Limestone Coast Haycutters Salmon mouth-watering acidity. warm day,” said one Pinot Gris Criminal Minds McLaren Vale $28.90 judge. 2020 HHH South Australia Adelaide Hills Rosé Saint Clair Origin Apricot characters on Chardonnay 2020 HHH Marlborough Yealands the nose with a mouth- 2020 HHH Rich compote of red Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Pinot watering palate. Great Subtle lemon/green fruit fragrances with 2020 HHHH1/2 Gris 2020 HHHH1/2 for hot days! $30 apple aromas with floral strawberry Pungent aromas of Zesty lime fragrances simple and delicate flavours. $18 asparagus and canned edged with floral-like CHARDONNAY varietal flavours. $18 peas and a generous, characters and a lively, PINOT NOIR & full flavoured, tropical nicely rounded, citrus 9 TASTED ROSÉ BLENDS palate with racy acidity flavoured palate with 3 AWARDED to balance it. $19.90 just a hint of nectarines. Very mixed results 5 TASTED 8 TASTED Saint Clair Pioneer $15.95 NZ here. “Some excellent 3 AWARDED 4 AWARDED Block 11 Cell Babydoll wines showing good Block Marlborough Marlborough Pinot depth of flavour and “Three good examples A mix of dry reds and Sauvignon Blanc Gris 2020 HHH1/2 complexity whilst there showing diversity of those that offered 2020 HHHH A pleasant balance of were others that were styles from the lean the desirable varietal Lifted pungent varietal citrus and apple-like fruit hollow and watery,” savoury food wines characters, vibrancy bouquet with generous, characters. Good flavour commented one judge. to upfront berry fruit and complexity. There balanced and complex intensity. $17.95 NZ “Artefact here, which examples,” said one were some that showed flavours. “Ticks all the Taylors Estate Clare is highlighted, can be judge. winemaking faults which boxes!” $28.90 Valley Pinot Gris good, but can also be you cannot hide in this Ekhidna Sauvignon 2020 HHH1/2 overdone,” said another. Seabrook Wines variety. Blanc 2020 HHH Tight, bright and crisp Lineage Mataro Nose of passionfruit with plenty of citrus Centennial Barossa Valley Rosé Saint Clair Pioneer and honey with simple fruit characters showing Vineyards Reserve 2020 HHHH Block 4 Sawcut melon flavours and delicate floral notes. Single Vineyard Subtle floral notes to the Marlborough Pinot tropical notes. $NA $20 Chardonnay sweet strawberry nose Noir 2019 HHHH Third Estate Wines 2019 HHHH with simple red fruit A classic nose of spicy Australia Sauvignon Aromas of hazelnuts, flavours, savoury notes cherries with forest floor Blanc 2020 HHH marzipan and melons. and good acidity. $22 notes and a mouthful Candied fruit nose and Lovely line of pure of earthy black fruit some attractive varietal varietal fruit flavours and flavours with firm flavours with an herbal classy oak. $39 tannins. $34.90 nuance. $15 Allegiance Wines Taylors Estate Fullylove Adelaide Adelaide Hills Pinot Hills Sauvignon Noir 2019 HHH Blanc 2020 HHH Subtle raspberry nose Long and steely with with a floral lift and citrus fruit on the nose delicate sour cherry and palate and herbal palate. $20 notes. $25 Woodgate The Black George Single Vineyard Pemberton Pinot Noir 2019 HHH Lifted varietal fruit supported by toasty oak and tight acidity. $48 The Wine & Spirit INSIDER 73

NEW RELEASES Mt Bera Vineyards Buller Wines Tobin Wines Ekhidna McLaren Brand & Sons Single Amphitheatre Balladeer Rutherglen Jacob Granite Vale Grenache Barrel Coonawarra Adelaide Hills Pinot Durif 2019 HHHH Belt Queensland 2017 HHH Cabernet Sauvignon Noir Zweigelt Inky purple wine with Tempranillo Subtle varietal fruit 2018 HHHHH 2018 HHH lots of dark liquorice and 2019 HHH characters with lots of Vibrant purple wine with Shy cherry and chocolate characters, An uncomplicated acid ensuring a long a big, lifted cassis fruit blackberry aromas with toasty oak and big juicy wine with black cherry, life. $NA nose and lovely layers a red fruit palate and tannins. $29 spice and herbal of dark berry flavours silky tannins. $30 characters. $64 MERLOT & with fine tannins and George's Folly BLENDS a perfect oak/acid OTHER RED Unguarded Moment GRENACHE & balance. $85 VARIETALS & Fleurieu Nero BLENDS 6 TASTED BLENDS D'Avola 2019 HHH 4 AWARDED Nightfall Draco Ripe plum and cherry 8 TASTED Coonawarra 7 TASTED fruit, sweet spices and 6 AWARDED Some good examples Cabernet Sauvignon 6 AWARDED racy acidity. “Clean as a here of very drinkable 2018 HHHHH whistle!” $29.99 Very solid group with wines offering lovely Nose has bright floral Excellent class of some highlights. “A fruit presence. characters sitting on top genuine varietal wines. Totino Adelaide Hills range of styles with of plum and blackberry Lots of diversity here Sangiovese the best allowing the Taylors Estate Clare fruit aromas. Beautifully and the winemakers 2018 HHH fruit to shine through,” Valley Merlot balanced sweet fruit are understanding Plums and blackberries commented one judge. 2020 HHHH palate with lingering the varieties. “They on the nose and red A very good plump fruit tannins. $125 don’t have to be fruits and vanilla oak in Taylors Jaraman driven style with light big, concentrated the mouth. $26 McLaren Vale blue fruit characters, Brothers In Arms monsters,” noted one Grenache hints of herbs and Just 'Cos judge. TEMPRANILLO 2020 HHHHH crunchy acidity. $20 Langhorne VBBAEULSYUTSE A gorgeous big rich Taylors Taylor Made 8 TASTED varietal layered with Woodgate Creek Cabernet Clare Valley Malbec 4 AWARDED fresh bright raspberry Pemberton Merlot Sauvignon 2019 HHHHH and strawberry fruits 2019 HHH1/2 2018 HHHH1/2 A dark and inky Some great wines here with a perfumed lift and A smooth and delicate Still very youthful with wine with power and some not so great! hints of cola and long mix of cherry cola, good varietal characters and persistence and The best here sing, silky-smooth tannins. $37 plums and liquorice with of cassis, olives and smelling of liquorice “Ole!”. “The ‘winners’ a tart line of acid. $28 earthiness. The palate and blackberries. The had the best-balanced Gumpara Wines has a mineral edge crisp and grippy palate tannin structure,” said Picnic Block Barossa Gartelmann Wines with layers of graphite is loaded with ripe plum one judge. Valley Grenache Joey Mudgee Merlot tannins. $19 flavours. $25 2020 HHHH1/2 2017 HHH BVWC Gravel Track Big, sweet wine bright Attractive nicely Taylors Estate Clare Thomson Estate Barossa Tempranillo with red fruits, liquorice balanced wine of herbal Valley Limestone Clare Valley 2018 HHHHH and spices and layered fruit and chocolate. Coast Cabernet Sangiovese Dark purple wine with with fine earthy tannins. Drinking well now. $30 Sauvignon 2019 HHHH1/2 aromas and flavours “Yum,” was one judge’s 2019 HHHH Fragrant floral bouquet reminiscent of chocolate simple comment. $32 Reillys RCV Fruit driven style; lots of with a pot pourri- coated blueberries 'Moonvine' Clare black cherries and dark like element and a seamlessly integrated Sew & Sew Sashiko Valley Merlot plum characters with full flavoured, well with the oak and McLaren Vale G.S.M. Cabernet 2017 HHH oak in the background. balanced, savoury plum tannins. $25 2020 HHH Integrated layers of Needs time. $20 driven palate and firm Aromas of sweet earthy black fruits and tannins. $28 Mr Riggs Yacca cherries, flavours of chocolaty characters. Watkins Core Paddock Adelaide boiled fruit cake and soft Loads of tannins. $50 Langhorne Creek Woodgate The Black Hills Tempranillo tannins. $25 Cabernet Sauvignon George Single 2019 HHHH1/2 CABERNET 2019 HHHH Vineyard Pemberton Deep purple hues with Haselgrove Vine SAUVIGNON & Nicely focussed tight Cabernet Franc great length of generous Sean McLaren Vale BLENDS wine with fruit in the 2019 HHHH1/2 and vibrant cherry Grenache 2019 HHH riper spectrum and good Aromas like a leafy cola and liquorice fruit A sweet gingerbread of a 22 TASTED earthy characters. Cellar forest floor layered characters with masses nose with flavours in the 17 AWARDED it! $20 with black fruits. Lovely of beautiful tannins. $30 ripe fig spectrum. $30 leafy briary palate with An excellent class supporting oak and the Woodgate Manjimup Mr Riggs The with the 19s and 18s tannins a hallmark. $55 Tempranillo Shiraz Magnet McLaren a highlight. The 17s 2019 HHH Vale Grenache struggled with the Sweet and spicy varietal 2019 HHH cooler vintage affecting fruit nicely supported by Oak driven style flavour ripeness. Overall the tannins and oak. $30 with savoury earthy a very consistent line-up. characters and hints of cloves. $30 74 The Wine & Spirit INSIDER

wine & spirit insider tasting Ponting Wines Close Watkins Adelaide Glendale Padthaway Woodgate Gooree Park Of Play Langhorne Hills Cabernet Coonawarra Pemberton Shiraz Mudgee Shiraz Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 HHH1/2 Sauvignon 2016 HHHH 2018 HHH 2019 HHHHH Blackberry jam 2019 HHHH A huge wine! Great Big vanillin oak nose A cooler climate blend characters with slight Blackberry bouquet length and concentration and long, full flavoured, with aromas of red berry smoky notes, “playful with Ribena notes. of dark ripe fruits with palate with dense fruit and savoury oak tannins” and peppery Good length and chocolaty elements and tannins. $20 that carries over well to finish. $24 definition of sweet fruit enormous tannins. $50 the silky-smooth palate Taylors Jaraman flavours. Another for Bunkers Wines Maygars Hill with floral and spicy Clare Valley the cellar. $25 Margaret River Strathbogie Ranges hints. $30 McLaren Vale Shiraz Taylors Masterstroke Cabernet Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Taylors Estate 2019 HHH1/2 Coonawarra 2018 HHH1/2 2018 HHH Limestone Coast Choc-mint and berry Cabernet Sauvignon Generous black An attractive amalgam Clare Valley Shiraz bouquet. Great 2019 HHHH cherry and herbal leaf of red and black berry 2019 HHHH1/2 concentration of dark Rich and inky with characters with hints of fruit, toasty oak and mint Pretty floral lift to the fruit and liquorice pretty, floral fragrances violets and oak. $20 notes. $30 black cherry nose with a flavours. $32 and herbal red fruit Taylors long bright palate full of Third Estate Wines flavours. “Oak nowhere Masterstroke Clare Taylors Jaraman soft plum flavours and Australia Shiraz to be seen!” $50 Valley Cabernet Clare Valley showing a firm tannin 2020 HHH Seabrook Wines Shiraz 2016 HHH1/2 Coonawarra backbone. $20 Very young early release Lineage Barossa Big rich and mature Cabernet Sauvignon Sidney Wilcox wine bright with juicy Valley Cabernet Aussie style with dense 2018 HHH Vine Dried South green edged blackberry Malbec 2018 HHHH choc-mint elements and Spicy black fruit Australia Shiraz fruit. $15 Dark savoury and huge tannins. $50 aromas. Good 2019 HHHH1/2 Mr Riggs Three ripe with seamless Mr Riggs Outpost concentration of sweet Vibrant purple wine Corner Jack integration of sweet Coonawarra ripe fruit flavours. $32 beautifully layered with McLaren Vale Shiraz fruit, fig and olive Cabernet 2019 HHH thick rich and juicy Cabernet Merlot characters and ripe Beautiful blueberry SHIRAZ & fruit, plush tannins 2019 HHH tannins. $22 varietal fruit with BLENDS and dark graphite Earthy beetroot-like impeccable balance of 2020/2019 characters. “Lots going aromas and dark berry tannins and acid. $25 on here.” $25 flavours with soft Haselgrove 15 TASTED McLaren Vale III tannins. $17 Protector McLaren 13 AWARDED Associates Squid Aussimento Double Vale Cabernet Ink Reserve Estate Pass South Australia Sauvignon A very consistent class Grown Single Shiraz 2019 HHH 2019 HHH of solid flavoursome Vineyard McLaren Lifted perfumed fruit Jubey blackberry wines. “These are juicy Vale Shiraz bouquet and juicy sweet bouquet and wines ranging from 2019 HHHH1/2 fruit palate with a nutty straightforward oak mid to heavy weights Attractive juicy sweet finish. $20 driven palate. $40 which should please varietal fruit characters Mount Avoca Tobin Wines Luella everyone,” said one with a spicy edge and Moates Lane Plum Granite judge. “Shiraz tends layered with loads Victoria Shiraz Belt Queensland to be a safe bet in the of oak. Seamlessly 2019 HHH Cabernet Sauvignon restaurant.” balanced and creamy in Tart blackberry-like 2019 HHH the mouth. $65 varietal fruit, some Very attractive varietal Watkins Core spiciness and savoury fruit with oak tannins Langhorne Creek toasty oak. $21.25 providing focus. $64 Shiraz 2019 HHHH Lifted black fruit aromas with just a whiff of oak and simple primary fruit flavours with oak providing complexity. $20 JUDGES Andrew Locke Dave Matthews Thomas Darmody Winemaker with Formerly Winemaker Assistant winemaker at Rosemount Wines since at Rosemount and Taylors Wines. Has a 1998. Previously he was a Group Winemaker for Bachelor of Viticulture & winemaker with Orlando Treasury Wine estates. Oenology from the University Wyndham and De Bortoli Vintages in Tuscany and of Adelaide. Previously Wines. He has completed California. Judged in a cellar door assistant at vintages in the US and Australia and overseas. Elderton Wines and Wolf Loire (France). In 1993 Currently with Francois Blass. Previously a product he attended the AWRI Freres cooperages and expert at Dan Murphys. advanced assessment owner winemaker of Committee member of Clare course. Gargoyle Wines. Valley wine show. The Wine & Spirit INSIDER 75

NEW RELEASES Glendale Calcannia Super Coonawarra Vine Dried South Wrattonbully Shiraz Australia Shiraz 2018 HHH1/2 2018 HHH Rich purple hues, lifted Seamlessly integrated ripe cherry bouquet, a earthy red fruits and pure varietal palate and sweet oak. Good crunchy acid. $20 intensity. $40 Seabrook Wines Seabrook Wines The Lineage Langhorne Merchant Barossa Creek Shiraz Valley Shiraz 2018 HHH1/2 2018 HHH Bright lifted spicy plum An intense spicy berry aromas with a rich compote on the nose intensity of juicy raspberry and palate with fine fruit flavours. $22 tannins. $40 Mount Avoca The Reillys RCV Ponting Wines The Enthusiast Artist Victoria 'Moonvine' Barossa The Pinnacle Symphonious Shiraz 2019 HHH Valley Shiraz McLaren Vale Clare Valley Shiraz Soft blackcurrant fruit 2018 HHHH1/2 Shiraz 2018 HHH Mourvedre Grenache well integrated with Big rich and nicely Rose red wine with 2017 HHH some attractive oak. evolved wine with great a beefy/minty nose, Interesting slightly Very flavoursome. $25 length and focus. Lovely savoury palate and leathery/cola nose and ripe varietal fruit, toasty grippy tannins. $25 light fruit presence on Woodgate The Black oak and lingering chewy Totino Adelaide Hills the palate. $20 George Single tannins. $40 Shiraz 2018 HHH Vineyard Pemberton Antiquarian Savoury choc berry Gartelmann Wines Shiraz 2019 HHH Barossa Shiraz bouquet and rich and Wilhelm Hunter Spicy fruit compote 2018 HHHH1/2 spicy fruit flavours. Lots Valley Shiraz nose, lifted rhubarb/ Deep red wine with of acid. $26 2017 HHH berry flavours and lots of lovely purple highlights. Mt Bera Vineyards Well balanced, still oak. $55 Nose has a lovely Amphitheatre bright and showing sweet floral lift and Adelaide Hills Shiraz simple cherry fruit and SHIRAZ & the long fresh palate is Blaufrankisch attractive oak. $28 BLENDS bright with berry fruit 2018 HHH 2018 & OLDER flavours. $59 Lovely lifted floral blue Watkins Adelaide Reillys Barking Mad fruit characters with a Hills Shiraz 19 TASTED Clare Valley Shiraz vibrant acid backbone. $30 2016 HHH 16 AWARDED 2018 HHHH “Very much an A fresh lively shiraz Aussie style.” Great Another consistent with plums and violets concentration and very class of rich generous on the nose. Fleshy flavoursome. $50 and beautifully layered in the mouth with wines. “A few were generous fruit/oak Reillys 'Old Vine' a little overripe and flavours. $20 Stolen Block Clare stewed but those from Taylors Taylor Made Valley Shiraz the excellent 2018 Clare Valley Shiraz 2016 HHH vintage will come 2018 HHHH A huge wine – ageing back with some age Plum pudding of a nose beautifully with great giving more savoury with a spicy lift and a fruit and good oak. $65 characters,” said one rich berry/chocolate judge. “Shiraz gives palate supported by oak STAR RATINGS  value for money.” and tannins. $25 Maygars Hill Three-, four- and five-star ratings are signs of Strathbogie Ranges excellence in fruit quality and winemaking skill. Shiraz 2018 HHHH All wines are judged ‘blind’ by wine industry A big wine with professionals and are compared in peer liquorice, rhubarb and classes by three judges. slight menthol aromas CM Wine is exclusive to Cellarmasters, and a thick black fruit/ a major mail-order business. sweet oak palate. $30 CD Cellar door price. CDO Cellar door only. SO Sold out. $N/A Price not available at time of printing.  Contact information pg 80. RECOMMENDED cellaring (years). 76 The Wine & Spirit INSIDER

BEST VALUE BUYS - All under $20 Buller Wines RLB Victoria Leefield Station Waihopai Dominic Wines Black Hunter's Marlborough Chardonnay 2020 Valley Marlborough Label Langhorne Creek Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Nice lift to the toasty citrus Chardonnay 2018 Chardonnay 2020 Estate-grown in the Wairau Valley, nose with a medium bodied, A floral and spicy elegance to More of an old school oak this fresh, crisp, dry wine was oak driven, palate. $17 the nose with flavoursome driven style with hints of pear partly (10%) fermented in large citrus driven fruit flavours, and peach fruit characters. French oak barrels. Medium to Buller Wines a hint of oak and malo $17.99 full-bodied, it has good depth of Phone: 0407 916 188 creaminess. $19.99 ripely herbaceous, passionfruit/ Email: [email protected] Dominic Wines lime flavours that linger well. Web: Marisco Vineyards Phone: 08 8582 5524 Best drinking mid-2021+. $20 (A, Phone: +64 9 522 9684 Email: [email protected] UK, US) Email: [email protected] Web: Web: Hunter’s Wines (NZ) Ltd Phone: +64 3 572 8489 Email: [email protected] Web: BEST VALUE WINES OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND $U2N0DE&R Is updated in each issue of The Wine & Spirit Insider. TO QUALIFY (NZ $25 & UNDER) Some wines may - if they are still available - remain in the next issue’s Best Value Wines listing. Others 1 Wines must have first been recommended will sell out, or be replaced by higher-rated wines. in Winestate Magazine style or new release The Wine & Spirit Insider’s Best Value Wines listing tastings. Style tastings are defined as varietal comprises the best wines currently available, from big- tastings - eg, shiraz, chardonnay, etc. - or name brands and the higher volume ‘second labels’ blended styles such as shiraz/cabernet wines. from the smaller producers, as tasted by Winestate 2 Wines from designated regional tastings Magazine panels. The Best Value Wines listing gives are eligible provided they are widely available. credit to the value wines in the marketplace - wines 3 All wines must be currently available from that would otherwise be overshadowed by their much the winery, or be readily available in the more expensive cousins. marketplace. Cellar door wine is ineligable. The Wine & Spirit INSIDER 77

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