I didn't find the 2013 particularly approachable (tried a couple of bottles last year). It seems to have a decent structure, at and $12 (I got mine from CrackaWines rather than DM), it's throw away money. Maybe it'll get better in a few years. Maybe it'll go down the sink. There's so many good...
Something can be a secret selection without anything wrong with it.
This wine does have something wrong with it, hence why it is a secret selection.
Really hard to understand what you’re disagreeing with.
Agree with RB re trusting wine competition scores: always look for additional scores.
Re European vs. Australian scores, typically 90 in Europe is a 93-95 here (depending on the Aus reviewer). Scores tend to be much tougher over there than here.