93 points Fresh and intensely aromatic, showing green rockmelon, crunchy apple and lemon peel characters on the nose. The palate delivers ripe fruit intensity backed by fine texture and lively acidity, finishing splendidly long and mouth-watering. At its best: now to 2027 Reviewed: Nov 2022
90 points Plenty of ripe gooseberry, passion fruit and some floral notes make this an appealing sauvignon blanc. Juicier on the medium-bodied palate, with well-integrated acidity, this gives plenty of pleasure and is less tart than most wines of this category. Drink now.
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.