Steeped in history and synonymous with the Clare Valley in South Australia, the Knappstein Enterprise Winery has enjoyed a long and revered reputation as a maker of the highest quality wines. Since it was established in 1974, Knappstein has won numerous awards for their many outstanding wines, including the Warren Winiarski Trophy in 2004 for World’s Best Cabernet Sauvignon for Knappstein’s 2000 Enterprise Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon.
Knappstein’s winemakers focus on showcasing quality fruit from the soils and climates of the local vineyards in Clare. They respect the individual growing sites, to create wines with identity and personality, shown through their expression of varietal and regional attributes. Attention to detail and quality focus are at the core of Knappstein’s winemaking approach. The style of the wines has naturally evolved into more medium-bodied, fruit-driven wines, that are inviting in their youth, yet also sophisticated with age.
Having some of the best heritage vineyards in the region, Knappstein is dedicated to a ‘distinguished vineyards’ philosophy. With the full control of vineyard management and the long-term commitment to these sites, Knappstein has forged it’s reputation as one of Australia’s premium wine brands.