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Knee Deep Wines

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RAY JORDAN WINE GUIDE 2017

Knee Deep sauvignon blanc 2015 ($22)

A punchy and super lively savvy brimming with tropical fruit, a dash of herbaceousness and a squeeze of lemon. It has good persistence through to the finish. Clean and minerally in the mouth.

Score: 90/100     Cellar: 2 years

Knee Deep Kim’s Limited Release chardonnay 2013 ($45)

Intense and deeply textured chardonnay. Aromas of custard apple and creamy stone fruit with a mealy grapefruit edginess. The palate is deep and layered with a seamless integration of fruit and oak. A touch of spice and a little citrus rounds out a good wine.

Score: 92/100    Cellar: 6 years

Knee Deep Hayley’s Limited Release shiraz 2014 ($65)

These mature vines are starting to punch out some impressively concentrated and deeply flavoursome fruit. Opens with a cedary and slightly savory aroma. The palate is more towards medium bodied but there’s lot happening in there. Savoury fruit with good tannin and oak integration. Seamless with a subtle dustiness.

Score: 93/100     Cellar: 8 years

 

 

 

 RAY JORDAN WINE GUIDE 2016

Knee Deep sauvignon blanc semillon 2014 ($18)

All manner of goodies in here. Tropical fruits with nectarine and gooseberry and just a faint edge of grassiness. It’s vibrant and incredibly lively with a crunchy zippy finish supported by a lip-smacking acidity. Super current drinking at this price.

SCORE 91/100 CELLAR 2 years

Knee Deep Kim’s chardonnay 2012 ($45)

The quality of the fruit and the sophistication of the winemaking is immediately apparent. Roasted cashew and nectarine with a peaches and cream aromatic strike from the nose. The palate is rich and powerful with an appealing texture and mouthfeel. Subtle savoury influences on the finish completes an impressive wine.

SCORE 93/100 CELLAR 7 years

Knee Deep cabernet merlot 2013 ($24)

Such a beautiful expression of Margaret River’s famous red blend. Leafy blackcurrant with a hint of coffee bean and light cedar. Has terrific depth of fruit with chalky tannins and subtle oak in support. There is a delicious juicy fruit-driven character on the palate.

SCORE 93/100 CELLAR 5 years

 

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