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2021 Bink Wines Mirrors Zinfandel

Clare Valley, SA

Soft, spicy and deliciously juicy. Zinfandel done right.

$37.00

About

About The Wine

Koen gets the fruit for his Zinfandel from Clare Valley, specifically Watervale. Clare may be known for its Riesling but increasingly its home to some great alternate varieties.

Here we see ripe notes of dried fruit and spices mingling with fresh raspberries and blackberries. The tannins are velvety soft and the finish juicy and bright.

It has real drinking appeal and will suit lovers of rich reds on the hunt for something new.

About Bink

Koen Janssens is one half of the crazy duo that creates the flamboyant Yetti and the Kokonut wines (he’s Kokonut).

With Yetti, Koen experiments with white and orange winemaking, with his own label Bink, he takes a broader approach.

Starting his journey in wine as a sommelier, it was a stint at Quay in Sydney that made him realise his calling was making, not selling wine.

Moving to SA, Koen learned from some great people including James Erskine, Anton Von Klopper, and Pete Schell, before setting forth on his own path with YatK, and then Bink.

Winemaker Koen Janssens
Winemaker Koen Janssens
Adelaide, South Australia
Additional Info

From The Producer

100% Clare Valley fruit, Watervale. Picked end of February. 85% de-stemmend with 15% whole bunch. Put in layers, like a cake in an open VC. Fermented dry on skins and pressed to seasoned french oak. Medium bodied style of Zinfandel. Notes of Raspberries, blackberries and figs on the nose. Broad mouthfeel with a joyous play between soft gentle tannins and fruit / spice components.

Blend : Zinfandel (100%)
ABV : 12.7%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Koen Janssens
Winemaker Koen Janssens
Barossa Valley, SA
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