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Matthew Jukes

  • By Dale Knappstein

Stunning vertical of Riposte By Tim Knappstein & Son Pinot Noirs from 2010 to 2018 with a few Reserve wines in the mix, too - proving that these guys are one of the finest exponents of this grape variety in Australia. See the video here.

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Matthew Jukes – 'A sleek beauty from the Adelaide Hills'

  • By Dale Knappstein

The Dagger Pinot Noir 2017, Adelaide Hills, South Australiaby Tim Knappstein and Son It is safe to say that Tim Knappstein is a legend in the Australian wine scene. He has worked in the business since 1966 and has totted up more than 500 wine-show awards, including 120 gold medals and 24 trophies. Having worked at the famous Clare Valley winery, Leasingham, in 1976 he started his own wine company, Tim Knappstein Wines. A true pioneer, in 1981 Tim was the first to plant a vineyard in the Lenswood area...

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Matthew Jukes Top 100 Australian Wines 2017-18 (UK)

  • By Dale Knappstein

The 2016 Riposte ‘The Dagger’ Pinot Noir has been named as one of Matthew Jukes Top 100 Australian Wines of 2017-18 with the 2016 ‘The Foil’ Sauvignon Blanc and 2014 ‘The Cutlass’ Shiraz receiving honourable mentions. Matthew has also named Riposte as one of the 40 most consistent and successful Australian producers in the 14 years has has been compiling his annual report.

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