Red 13.5
Knipser Pinot Noir  Blauer Spatburgunder  2018 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Pinot Noir Blauer Spatburgunder 2018 75cl
£20.74
With cherry and red berry aromas, this is a silky-textured Pinot Noir that has excellent freshness, structure and beautiful balance On the palate it shows appealing up-front raspberry and cherry fruit, but that's not all there is to it - the flavours progress to reveal complex hints of cigarbox and freshly-ground espresso This is the Knipser family's 'Estate' Pinot, composed from their vineyards around the village of Laumersheim
Red 13.5
Knipser Grand Cru Pinot Noir 'Kirschgarten' GG 2019 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Grand Cru Pinot Noir 'Kirschgarten' GG 2019 75cl
£63.82
A refined, luxurious Pinot Noir, with warmth, ripeness, breadth, depth and a lot of fruit intensity It has a complex bouquet of cherries, cinnamon, cedar, anise and sassafras leaf In the mouth, it is succulent, silky and beautifully-balanced, with tidy, integrated acidity that is hidden away while doing its job of freshening and holding everything together This sense of freshness sustains on the finish, with persistent purity of fruit, harmony, balance and refinement Enjoy now and over the next decade or longer This comes from a single 'Grand Cru' (Grosses Gewachs) called Kirschgarten (= 'Cherry Garden')
White 12.5
Knipser Kapellchen Riesling Trocken 2022 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Kapellchen Riesling Trocken 2022 75cl
£19.68
Lemon and crushed stone aromas Firm palate on the right side of steely, with lemon pulp and a hint of residual sugar, moderate alcohol and very refreshing finish
White 12.5
Knipser Johannishof Riesling Trocken 2022 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Johannishof Riesling Trocken 2022 75cl
£16.66
Lemon and crushed stone aromas Firm palate on the right side of steely, with lemon fruit, moderate alcohol and very refreshing finish
Red 13.5
Knipser Kalkmergel Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir) 2018 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Kalkmergel Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir) 2018 75cl
£34.18
This is an excellent Pinot Noir from vines grown on limestone-clay soil (= Kalkmergel), just like the great vineyards of Burgundy It has an inviting aroma of strawberries, with scents of the forest and a hint of complex, savoury gamey character On the palate, it offers a magical combination of featherlight texture with buckets of flavour and personality With beautiful balance, fantastic freshness and lovely length, this is 100% irresistibly delicious to drink right now, and over the next 3-4 years
Red 13.5
Knipser Grand Cru Pinot Noir 'Kirschgarten' GG 2014 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Grand Cru Pinot Noir 'Kirschgarten' GG 2014 75cl
£60.77
Finding complexity in this wine is no challenge at all - there is an immediate bouquet of fresh flowers, peppery spice, frankincense, beeswax and black truffle Eloquent and refined, it has lovely, easy roundness of texture, exquisite balance and overall sense of completeness With fabulous persistence of flavour on the finish, this is drinking superbly now, and will continue to do so over the next 6-7 years This comes from a single 'Grand Cru' (Grosses Gewachs) called Kirschgarten (= 'Cherry Garden')
White 13.5
Knipser Riesling Three Star 2012 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Riesling Three Star 2012 75cl
£38.72
This mature Riesling has a fascinating bouquet of citrus, tropical and stone fruit (lime, papaya, pineapple and peach), honey, beeswax, fennel and evocative nuances (dusty footpath on a hot summer day, leather-bound tomes in an Oxford college library) It is bone dry on the palate, yet with a wealth of intriguing, complex flavours: pine forest, mandarin zest, frankincense, honey and delicate tropical character Really exceptional, with superb intensity and complexity
White 13
Knipser Grand Cru Riesling 'Mandelpfad' GG 2019 75cl - Buy Knipser Wines from GREAT WINES DIRECT wine shop
Knipser Grand Cru Riesling 'Mandelpfad' GG 2019 75cl
£47.69
This is a generous, rounded, rich expression of Riesling - dry, yet gentle and creamy in texture The aromas are complex, with honeycomb, beeswax and vanilla bean alongside fruit tree blossom, passion fruit and pineapple In the mouth, it is full and rich, with layers of texture, beautiful filigree structure and a fine, long finish The Mandelpfad (Almond Path) Grosses Gewachs (Grand Cru) is from the a select portion known as 'Himmelsrech' (Heaven) of a particularly warm, sheltered vineyard site
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