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259 Wines Found.

Producer
Wine
Appellation
Variety
Vintage
Tasted
/100
Chateau du Hureau Les Fevettes Saumur-Champigny Cabernet Franc 2014 Nov 8, '17 83
Chateau du Hureau Foudre Saumur Chenin Blanc 2014 Nov 8, '17 83
Domaine Pierre Luneau Papin Excelsior Muscadet Sevre et Maine Melon de Bourgogne 2014 Nov 8, '17 89
Nelly Marzelleau Domaine Les Grands Presbyteres Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur lie Melon de Bourgogne 2014 Nov 8, '17 89
Gadais Pere et Fils Les Perrieres Monopole Muscadet Sevre et Maine Melon de Bourgogne 2014 Nov 8, '17 90
Domaine Arnaud Lambert Montee des Roches Saumur-Champigny Cabernet Franc 2014 Nov 8, '17 89
Chateau Cantenac St Emilion Grand Cru 2014 Oct 16, '17 87
Camel Valley Brut Rose Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 30, '17 85
Bisol Private Noso, Dosaggio Zero Valdobbiadene DOCG Glera 2014 Mar 16, '17 90
Sacred Hill Deerstalker Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 92
Craggy Range Le Sol Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 87
Esk Valley Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 89
Vidal Reserve Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 93
Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 91
Stoned Crow Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 91
Craggy Range Sophia Gimblett Gravels Bordeaux blend 2014 Jan 19, '17 88
Mission Estate Antoine Gimblett Gravels Merlot Cabs blend 2014 Jan 19, '17 84
Squawking Magpie SQM Gimblett Gravels Cabernets Merlot 2014 Jan 19, '17 91
Villa Maria Reserve Gimblett Gravels Merlot 2014 Jan 19, '17 87
Murdoch Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 Jan 19, '17 NM
Trinity Hill The Gimblett Gimblett Gravels Bordeaux blend 2014 Jan 19, '17 89
Elephant Hill Reserve Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Jan 16, '17 90
Ngatarawa Alwyn Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Jan 16, '17 85
Vidal Estate Legacy Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Jan 16, '17 94
Man O' War Bellerophon Waiheke Syrah Viognier 2014 Jan 16, '17 91
Man O' War Dreadnought Waiheke Syrah 2014 Jan 16, '17 90
Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Blanc 2014 Jan 16, '17 87
Escarpment Kupe Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Jan 16, '17 93
Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Jan 16, '17 92
Trinity Hill Homage Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Jan 16, '17 95
Elephant Hill Reserve Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Jan 16, '17 90
Escarpment Kiwa Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Jan 16, '17 88
Astrolabe Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 80
Ceres Composition Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 85
Bald Hills Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 86
Rockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 88
Escarpment Kupe Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Nov 1, '16 89
Cloudy Bay Te Wahi Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 89
Vidal Reserve Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Nov 1, '16 89
Cloudy Bay Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 89
Seresin Leah Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 90
Framingham Classic Marlborough Riesling 2014 Nov 1, '16 92
Martinborough Vineyard Home Block Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Nov 1, '16 92
Pegasus Bay Waipara Riesling 2014 Nov 1, '16 93
Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 1, '16 93
Ata Rangi Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Oct 25, '16 90
Ata Rangi Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Oct 25, '16 90
Craggy Range Aroha, Te Muna Road Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Oct 21, '16 94
Chateau de Chantegrive rouge Graves 2014 Oct 19, '16 90
Chateau Ferrande rouge Graves 2014 Oct 19, '16 87
Chateau Rahoul Graves 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau Bouscaut Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 84
Chateau La Cabanne Pomerol 2014 Oct 19, '16 84
Chateau Belgrave Haut-Medoc 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Cantermerle Haut-Medoc 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2014 Oct 19, '16 93
Chateau Le Bon Pasteur Pomerol 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Trotte Vieille St Emilion 1er grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Chateau Troplong Mondot St Emilion 1er grand cru class 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Chateau La Gaffeliere St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau Franc-Mayne St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau Figeac St Emilion 1er grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 94
Chateau La Couspade St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 84
Chateau Carbonnieux Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau les Carmes Haut-Brion Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Domaine de Chevalier Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Chateau de Fieuzal Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau de France Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Haut-Bailly Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 90
Chateau Olivier Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Chateau La Louviere Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 87
Chateau Malarctic-Lagraviere Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac-Leognan 2014 Oct 19, '16 87
Chateau Beau Sejour Becot St Emilion 1er grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Chateau Larcis Ducasse St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau Canon St Emilon 1er grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 86
Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 92
Chateau Leoville-Barton St Julien 2014 Oct 19, '16 93
Chateau Talbot St Julien 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Chateau Clerc-Milon Pauillac 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Grand-Puy Ducasse Pauillac 2014 Oct 19, '16 87
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac 2014 Oct 19, '16 90
Chateau Pichon Baron Pauillac 2014 Oct 19, '16 93
Ch La Conseillante Pomerol 2014 Oct 19, '16 93
Chateau Grand Mayne St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau La Tour Figeac St Emilion grand cru classe 2014 Oct 19, '16 90
Ch La Lagune Haut Medoc 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Ch du Tertre Margaux 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Ch Giscours Margaux 2014 Oct 19, '16 90
Chateau Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Chateau Beychevelle St Julien 2014 Oct 19, '16 89
Chateau Gruaud Larose St Julien 2014 Oct 19, '16 88
Chateau Citran Haut Medoc 2014 Oct 19, '16 85
Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Sep 29, '16 89
Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Sep 16, '16 89
Henschke Croft Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 84
Hill Smith Estate Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 82
Ochota Barrels The Slint Vineyard Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 84
Shaw and Smith M3 Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 92
Josef Chromy Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 90
Tolpuddle Vineyard Tasmania Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 90
Brokenwood Indigo Vineyard Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 78
Giant Steps Tarraford Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 75
Cape Mentelle Margaret River Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 88
Cherubino Margaret River Chardonnay 2014 Sep 14, '16 73
Donnhoff Oberhauser Leistenberg Kabinett Nahe Riesling 2014 Sep 6, '16 93
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Sep 5, '16 89
Ata Rangi Craighall Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Sep 1, '16 92
Craggy Range Te Muna Road Vineyard Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 28, '16 90
Chateau Guiraud G de Guiraud Bordeaux Sauvignon/Semillon 2014 Jul 28, '16 89
Domaine Jean-Claude Lapalu Vieilles Vignes Brouilly Gamay 2014 Jul 13, '16 92
Jean-Luc Colombo Les Pins Couchés IGP Pays d'Oc Syrah/Cinsaut/Mourvedre 2014 Jun 30, '16 86
Jean-Luc Colombo Les Abeilles Blanc Côtes du Rhône Clairette/Roussanne 2014 Jun 30, '16 84
Jean-Luc Colombo Les Collines de Laure Blanc IGP Pays d'Oc Aromatic white blend 2014 Jun 30, '16 84
Jean-Luc Colombo La Violette Languedoc Viognier 2014 Jun 30, '16 82
Jean-Luc Colombo Pied La Vigne Cornas Syrah 2014 Jun 30, '16 93
Domaine de la Taille aux Loups Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2014 Jun 17, '16 89
Kusuda Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Jun 15, '16 92
Palliser Estate Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014 Feb 12, '16 88
Pyramid Valley Grower's Collection, Howell Family Vineyard Hawke's Bay Cabernet Franc 2014 Jan 14, '16 91
The Bone Line Waipara Cabernet Franc 2014 Jan 14, '16 83
Vidal Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Jan 14, '16 84
Mud House Dambuster Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Jan 14, '16 85
Maude Wines Mt Maude Family Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Jan 14, '16 90
Matua Single Vineyard Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Jan 14, '16 90
Matua Single Vineyard Hawke's Bay Merlot Malbec 2014 Jan 14, '16 87
Supernatural Green Glow Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Jan 13, '16 90
Greystone Wine Waipara Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Dec 21, '15 90
The Bone Line Barebone Waipara Chardonnay 2014 Dec 21, '15 83
Waipara Springs Premo Waipara Chardonnay 2014 Dec 21, '15 80
Pyramid Valley Growers Collection, Kerner Estate Vineyard Marlborough Chardonnay 2014 Dec 21, '15 85
Alan McCorkindale Germania Waipara Riesling 2014 Dec 21, '15 88
Pegasus Bay Waipara Riesling 2014 Dec 21, '15 92
Black Estate Waipara Riesling 2014 Dec 21, '15 90
Waipara Hills Waipara Riesling 2014 Dec 21, '15 78
Muddy Water Waipara Chardonnay 2014 Dec 21, '15 80
Greystone Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 87
Black Estate Damsteep Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 93
Mount Brown Estates Grand Reserve Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 88
Tongue in Groove Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 87
Waipara Springs Premo Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 88
Silver Wing Nada Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Dec 21, '15 92
The Boneline Iridium Waipara Bordeaux blend 2014 Dec 21, '15 89
Domain Road Vineyard Central Otago Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Dec 4, '15 91
Gladstone Vineyard Wairarapa Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Dec 4, '15 81
Palliser Estate Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Dec 2, '15 92
Palliser Estate Martinborough Pinot Gris 2014 Dec 2, '15 91
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seddon Marlborough Pinot Gris 2014 Nov 27, '15 79
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Marlborough Chardonnay 2014 Nov 27, '15 82
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Keltern Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Nov 27, '15 89
Villa Maria Barrique Fermented Gisborne Chardonnay 2014 Nov 27, '15 88
The Boneline Waimanu Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 20, '15 84
Greystone Waipara Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 20, '15 85
The Supernatural Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Nov 20, '15 87
Matua Single Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Nov 20, '15 90
The Bone Line Sharkstone Waipara Chardonnay 2014 Nov 20, '15 84
Kalex Wines Alex Kaufman Central Otago Riesling 2014 Nov 18, '15 83
Penfolds Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2014 Nov 17, '15 85
Collaboration Wines Aurulent Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Nov 14, '15 85
Collaboration Wines The Impression Hawke's Bay Cabernet Merlot 2014 Nov 14, '15 85
Monowai Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Nov 14, '15 83
Vidal Legacy Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Nov 14, '15 90
Ngatarawa Alwyn Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Nov 13, '15 78
Ngatarawa Proprietor's Reserve Hawke's Bay Riesling 2014 Nov 13, '15 80
Alpha Domus The Barnstomer Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Nov 13, '15 88
Craggy Range Te Muna Four Martinborough Alsace field blend 2014 Nov 10, '15 90
Te Mata Estate Vineyard Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Nov 10, '15 86
Pyramid Valley Growers' Collection North Canterbury Pinot Blanc Pinot Gris Gewurztraminer 2014 Oct 19, '15 89
Corofin Marlborough Chardonnay 2014 Oct 19, '15 87
Cloudy Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Oct 9, '15 90
Craggy Range Le Sol Hawke's Bay Syrah 2014 Oct 1, '15 92
Te Mania Nelson Chardonnay 2014 Sep 19, '15 80
Mudbrick Vineyard Reserve Waiheke Chardonnay 2014 Sep 19, '15 89
Mount Riley Seventeen Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Sep 17, '15 83
Mount Riley Seventeen Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Sep 17, '15 83
Fickle Mistresss Fickle Mistress Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014 Sep 17, '15 81
Gladstone Vineyard 12,000 miles Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sep 15, '15 84
Mount Riley Seventeen Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sep 15, '15 88
Amisfield Fume Central Otago Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sep 15, '15 84
Burn Cottage Moonlight Race Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Sep 15, '15 87
Craggy Range Block 19 Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Sep 4, '15 88
Greenhough Vineyard Hope Vineyard Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sep 4, '15 88
Richmond Plains Blue Moon Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sep 4, '15 86
Ata Rangi Craighall Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Sep 1, '15 93
Ata Rangi Petrie Martinborough Chardonnay 2014 Sep 1, '15 89
Black Barn Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2014 Aug 21, '15 88
Hawkshead Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 93
Maude Wines Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 90
Lowburn Ferry Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 87
Aurum Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 88
Coal Pit Tiwha Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 86
Gibbston Valley Glenlee Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 87
Felton Road Cornish Point Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 91
Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Aug 19, '15 85
Maude Wines Central Otago Pinot Noir 2014 Jul 25, '15 85
Spy Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 May 15, '15 81
Black Estate Home Vineyard Waipara Chardonnay 2014 May 14, '15 90
Main Divide Waipara Pinot Gris 2014 May 8, '15 80
Sacred Hill Reserve Marlborough Syrah 2014 May 1, '15 81
Ata Rangi Lismore Martinborough Pinot Gris 2014 May 1, '15 86
Dry River Craighall Martinborough Riesling 2014 May 1, '15 85
Dry River Martinborough Pinot Gris 2014 May 1, '15 80
Johanneshof Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Apr 28, '15 82
Millton Te Arai Vineyard Gisborne Chenin Blanc 2014 Apr 22, '15 88
Black Estate Waipara Chenin Blanc 2014 Apr 22, '15 85
Dog Point Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Apr 17, '15 92
Kumeu River Village Auckland Chardonnay 2014 Apr 17, '15 85
Nautilus Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Apr 9, '15 90
Valli Late Harvest Waitaki Riesling 2014 Apr 7, '15 89
Richmond Plains Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Apr 6, '15 80
Black Estate Waipara Riesling 2014 Apr 3, '15 88
Black Estate Netherwood Waipara 2014 Mar 20, '15 85
Spy Valley Easy Tiger Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Mar 11, '15 82
Stoneleigh Latitude Marlborough 2014 Mar 6, '15 84
Amisfield Central Otago Pinot Gris 2014 Mar 4, '15 85
Nautilus Marlborough Gruner Veltliner 2014 Mar 4, '15 87
Brick Bay Auckland 2014 Mar 3, '15 75
Misha's Vineyard Dress Circle Central Otago Pinot Gris 2014 Feb 18, '15 85
Valli Central Otago Pinot Gris 2014 Feb 15, '15 88
Schubert Tribianco Wairarapa White blend 2014 Feb 11, '15 88
Gladstone Vineyard Wairarapa Merlot/Cabernet Franc 2014 Feb 9, '15 83
Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Feb 4, '15 93
Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Feb 4, '15 93
Villa Maria Private Bin 'Light' Marlborough Pinot Gris 2014 Feb 2, '15 70
Villa Maria Private Bin 'Light' Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Feb 2, '15 65
Villa Maria Lightly Sparkling Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Feb 2, '15 70
Te Mania Nelson Gewurztraminer 2014 Feb 2, '15 75
Stonecroft Hawke's Bay Viognier 2014 Feb 2, '15 85
Stonecroft Hawke's Bay Gewurztraminer 2014 Feb 2, '15 85
Stonecroft Old Vine Hawke's Bay Gewurztraminer 2014 Feb 2, '15 87
Misha's Vineyard The Cadenza Central Otago Gewurztraminer 2014 Feb 2, '15 87
Forrest Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2014 Jan 28, '15 80
Spy Valley Envoy Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2014 Jan 28, '15 87
Ellero Central Otago Gewurztraminer 2014 Jan 28, '15 80
Ellero Pisa Terrace Central Otago Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 82
Ellero Pisa Terrace Central Otago Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 82
Maude Central Otago Dry Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 92
Maude East Block Central Otago Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 87
Framingham Select Marlborough Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 91
Seifried Agnes Nelson Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 85
Seifried Agnes Nelson Riesling 2014 Jan 27, '15 85
Mud House Waipara Riesling 2014 Jan 21, '15 80
Forrest The Doctors Marlborough Riesling 2014 Jan 21, '15 85
Decibel Amplified Hawke's Bay White blend 2014 Jan 15, '15 86
Black Estate Netherwood Waipara 2014 Nov 12, '14 88
Cloudy Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Nov 8, '14 91
Mud House The Mound Vineyard Waipara Riesling 2014 Nov 7, '14 85
Yealands Estate Single Vineyard 'PGR' Marlborough Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewürztraminer 2014 Nov 6, '14 89
Villa Maria Private Bin Hawke's Bay rose 2014 Nov 5, '14 75
Cooper's Creek The Pointer Marlborough Pinot Gris 2014 Nov 5, '14 83
Cooper's Creek The Bellringer Gisborne Albarino 2014 Oct 29, '14 92
Cooper's Creek Auckland Malbec/Merlot 2014 Oct 29, '14 86
Peter Yealands PGR Marlborough White aromatic blend 2014 Oct 28, '14 87
Paddy Borthwick Wairarapa Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Oct 15, '14 78
Waimea Nelson Gruner Veltliner 2014 Oct 15, '14 85
Waimea Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Oct 15, '14 92
The Ned Marlborough Pinot Gris 2014 Oct 15, '14 76
Waimea Nelson Pinot Gris 2014 Oct 15, '14 75