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By Farr Chardonnay GC 2015 750ml

Rated 94 - A rich and intense white with sliced apple, toasted oak and coconut character. Vivid acidity. Bright finish. Needs time to come...
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By Farr Chardonnay Three Oaks Vineyard 2015 750ml

Rated 97 - Lots of winemaker influence here — some attractive lees influence featuring vanillin and baking spices — but there's also plenty of...
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By Farr Sangreal (Holy Grail) 2014 750ml

Rated 97 - Clones 114 and 115 planted '94, believed to have mutated into a single 'Sangreal' clone. Always made with 50-70% whole bunches, and...
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By Farr Tout Pres Pinot Noir 2014 750ml

Rated 97 - Superior pinot once again, this is a wine of real substance and weight, and one that's powerful, ripe and commanding. There's a...
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Campbells Tokay Classic Rutherglen NV 375ml

Rated 94 Displaying a lighter amber hue than the Muscat, the non-vintage Tokay is more elegant, not as sweet (205 grams of residual sugar per...
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Domaine Tournon Chardonnay Mathilda 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Free of restrictive appellation controlee regulations, Chapoutier’s Australian team blends 85% Viognier and 15% Marsanne in this...
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Domaine Tournon Shiraz Mathilda 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - This is full and richly textured without being overdone. Crushed stone and cracked pepper aromatics give it a nose that resembles some...

Australia Victoria

Whilst most of Australia consists of arid deserts and dense bushland, the oceanic coasts to the south of the country have a terrain and climate ideal for vine cultivation and wine production. It took several decades of failed attempts at the end of the 18th century in order to produce vines of a decent enough quality for making wine, but since those first false starts, the Australian wine industry has continued to grow and grow. Today, wine production makes up for a considerable part of the Australian economy, with exports in recent years reaching unprecedented levels and even overtaking France for the first time ever. Whilst the greatest successes in regards to quality have been the result of the Syrah grape varietal (known locally as Shiraz), Australia utilizes several Old World grapes, and has had fantastic results from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, Chardonnay and more. As the Australian passion for locally produced wine continues to develop, wineries have begun experimenting with a wider range of grape varietals, meaning that nowadays it isn't uncommon to find high quality Australian wines made from Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Viognier, amongst many others.

The Australian region of Victoria is the country's most historically significant wine region, with vine cultivation and wine production going on there since the mid 19th century. In those times, Victoria produced over half of all Australia's wines. However, today, despite having a huge number of wineries, Victoria has begun to focus on quality over quantity – many of the six hundred wineries based in this region produce wines made from lesser known grape varietals, often producing fascinating wines full of character, but made from vines with far lower yields and a considerably smaller audience. Today, most of the viticulture in Victoria takes place near the cool, coastal region around Melbourne. However, recent years have seen irrigation projects help wine makers grow vines in the more arid parts of the region, with a wide range of grapes now being grown.