Riposte by Tim Knappstein The Stiletto Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills 2014 $22
The colour is medium rose-gold; the bouquet rich, ripe and spicy, with complexities from barrel and lees. There are traces of honey and apricot. The palate is full and rounded, soft and flavoursome, with ample character and length. (13 per cent alcohol.) Score 92 ★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Drink over five years.
Food idea: Chicken poached in master stock.
Stockists: DifferentDrop.com; Castlecrag Cellars (NSW).
Ranked #2 of 17 2014 Pinot Gris tasted from South Australia
Price Benchmark: $22.88 Avg 92pt 2014 Pinot Gris tasted from Australia