Some Young Punks
A girl with pink hair frolicking with a bull pretty much sums up this wine. It’s pretty, bold fruits butting heads with beefy, earthy flavors.
Indigenous yeast ferments, between 14 and 30 days on skins, pressed to tank for a light settle before transferring to oak, for malo and maturation. The wine sits 8 months on primary lees and is racked once prior and then prior to bottling.
- Region: McLaren Vale
- Varietal: Mataro
- Vintage: 2009
- Vineyard: Thomas Block
- Vine Age: 24 years
- Yield: 1.9 tons per acre
- Soil Type: Loam over Light Clay
- Oak: 15 months in French barrique (10% new)
- Production: 524 cases
With a continuous history of winemaking dating back to 1852, the stone buildings and wineries of the Clare Valley add to the region's striking and varied beauty. It is a high quality producer of long-lived, intensely flavoured and strongly structured table wines, virtually all of which are made in limited quantities. Learn More »
SOME YOUNG PUNKS
Some Young Punks epitomize the best of New Australia. The punks consist of Col McBryde (Guinness Book of World Record holder for most tattoos while holding multiple Ph.D's and voted Australia's Young Gun Winemaker of the Year), Jen Gardner (self confessed nerdy yeast expert) and thirdly Nic Bourke (Self proclaimed number one fan of Culture Club - google Nic Bourke and look at the pic in drag - and winemaker extraordinaire). Like most amongst the new breed of interesting, young winemakers in Australia they aren't moved by porty Shiraz and seeks instead a sense of place and restraint the wines... Learn More »
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