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.
'The Foil' 2018 Sauvignon Blanc selected as 'Pick of the Pack' in Wine Selectors Varietal Release – Sauvignon Blanc. Grown in: Adelaide Hills, SAMade by: Tim KnappsteinIn the glass: Pale straw.On the nose: Very perfumed nettle, gooseberry and grapefruit lift.On the palate: Fine and pure yet with loads of rich flavours showing as passionfruit, lemon and pea pod, driven by mouth-watering acidity.Pair with: Pea and speck risottoBest time to drink: Now Download the Wine Selectors Varietal Release – Sauvignon Blanc pack to read the review.
Adelaide Hills, 92 points, 4.5 stars Beautifully fruited and inviting, the bouquet shows white flesh nectarine, green rockmelon, lemon pith and sweet basil aromas, followed by a succulent palate that is elegantly weighted and vibrant. The wine offers pristine fruit intensity together with fine texture and refreshing acidity, leading to a lingering tasty finish. At its best: now to 2022 Reviewed: March 2019
2016 Vintage “James Halliday Wine Companion - Lots happening here: citrus, passionfruit and gooseberry joined with crisp acidity to create a lively and long palate. 93 Points.” Honourable Mention - Matthew Jukes Top 100 Australian Wines of 2017-18 (UK) 2015 Vintage “James Halliday Wine Companion - A fresh, crisp and lively mix of cut grass, gooseberry and tropical/passionfruit flavours, the acidity less strident than that of some of its regional peers. Nice wine. 92 Points.” Matthew Jukes Top 100 Australian Wines of 2016-17 (UK)