2011
Some Young Punks
'Passion Has Red Lips'
McLaren Vale

2011
Some Young Punks 
'Passion Has Red Lips' 
McLaren Vale

The image on the label is directly from a classic pulp fiction novel entitled ‘Sin on Wheels.’ This might as well be ‘Sin in Glass.’ It’s real simple. Three easy steps to unadulterated pleasure. Turn. Splash. Savor. Unfiltered confessions flow with each sip of this passionate glowing red. Sourced from seven sites in McLaren Vale, this is a ‘classic’ South Australia blend for sure.

  • Region: McLaren Vale
  • Varietal: 42% Cabernet Sauvignon - 58% Shiraz
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Vineyard: Seven sites scattered throughout McLaren Vale
  • Vine Age: Cabernet Sauvignon: 10 years - Shiraz: 30 years
  • Yield: 2.6 tons per acre
  • Soil Type: Black Cracking Clays & Gray Sandy Loam
  • Oak: 50%: Stainless Steel - 50%: 11 months in neutral French barrique
  • Production: 2,750 cases
Winery & Regional Information
CLARE VALLEY

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

CLARE VALLEY

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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