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The Dagger Pinot Noir 2021 Review

The Dagger Pinot Noir 2021 Review

A wine to commemorate Tim Knappstein's 60th vintage. The complete package here, immediately appealing and bright. Wrapped in perfectly ripe cherry fruits, bramble, plum, violet and dried herbs. Beautifully detailed, assisted by integrated oak, crunchy acid bite and leafy, savoury tannins.Impressive depth. Reviewed by: Jeni Port, Halliday Wine Companion – Published 19 April 2022

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The best of the best

The best of the best

Tim’s 60th Vintage culminated with the 2021 Foil Sauvignon Blanc being awarded Winewise Champion Sauvignon Blanc. Participation in the Winewise Championships is by invitation only. Entry is extended to gold medal wines from Australia’s national or regionalwine shows. “It was a great year, excellent work by our growers, and just a few years of winemaking experience. It all came together” – Tim Knappstein.

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Sam Kim (Wine Orbit) – The Scimitar Riesling 2021

Sam Kim (Wine Orbit) – The Scimitar Riesling 2021

Clare Valley, 95 pts, 5 Stars A splendidly styled riesling showing a great degree of elegance and poise; the elegantly fragrant bouquet shows nectarine, crunchy apple, lime cordial and white acacia flower aromas. The immensely concentrated palate offers terrific fruit purity and refined texture, wonderfully complemented by mouth-watering acidity. Super long and linear. At its best: 2025 to 2038 Reviewed: Oct 2021

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