Riposte The Dagger Pinot Noir 2017

Just when I said that 2017 isn’t as good as it’s made out to be – this pops up. Amazing that it’s on the streets already.

This is a beauty. Textural, powerful, varietal and brilliant to drink. Dark cherries and plums, a tanginess, spice and peppercorn notes. It races about, delivering pleasure as it goes. Tannin is in emery board territory. Take the wine, the price, combine the two, and clearly this is right up there as one of the best value pinots of the year.


Tasted : Nov17
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2017 - 2023
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