Discover L.A.S. Vino Three Pack

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A sample pack of three of our favourite current releases from WA wonderkid, Nic Peterkin.

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$59.66 Per Bottle
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  • 2023 L.A.S. Vino CBDB Chenin Blanc
  • 2023 L.A.S. Vino Albino Pinot
  • 2022 L.A.S. Vino Pirate Blend

L.A.S. Vino is the brainchild of Nic Peterkin, one of Margaret River's most original, iconoclastic producers.

This three pack gives you a taste test of some of Nic's more creative creations. These are delicious wines with great reviews all handmade by one of this generations most interesting wine minds.

2023 L.A.S. Vino CBDB Chenin Blanc

The CBDB (Chenin Blanc Dynamic Blend) is Chenin Blanc from the oldest certified biodynamic vineyard in Margaret River.

Winemaker Nic Peterkin looks for a more textural style of Chenin, and in search of mouthfeel, this gets the works. Cold soaked and basket pressed, fermented in a mixture of old oak and clay amphora, the wine is then stirred every fortnight to bring some leesy creaminess into the wine. The grapefruit and tropical fruit flavours shine throughout.

And finally, the whole thing is finished with a French bottle, and cork and crisp wax seal. A very classy affair.

96 points
"Pastry/baked apple pie, honey, apple turnover aromas, leading into a tremendously intense and concentrated palate loaded with rich fruit. There's a semblance of sweetness in the middle but it's clean and dry at the finish. Nutty barrel ferment influence shows but it's subtle. A spectacular chenin blanc."
- Huon Hooke (The Real Review)


2023 L.A.S. Vino Albino Pinot

The Albino Pinot is a truly unique and wonderful creation.

A still table wine made from 80% 'White' Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay, the Pinot is pressed gently off its skins and both varieties fermented separately in barrel. No fining, no filtration, this is a seriously funked up Rosé. In the pursuit of "strawberries and cream" in a bottle, Nic's Albino is textural, delightful and thought-provoking.

And most importantly, it is ridiculously more-ish. The whole thing just works, from concept to the eye-catching packaging. Very, very, impressive stuff and totally delicious.

95 points
"Pale salmon-pink colour, the lack of purple showing development thanks to barrel and amphora fermentation and lots of lees stirring. Savoury bouquet suggests smoked charcuterie. A layered, complex and textural wine, with a dry but soft mouth-feel. It's deliberately not fruity/grapy: an outstanding rosé style."
- Huon Hooke (The Real Review)


2022 L.A.S. Vino Pirate Blend

The Pirate Blend. Now this is a wine with a lot of personality and something very different from your average Margaret River blend.

It is comprised of three Portuguese native varieties inspired by Nic's time making wines in Portugal: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Cao and Sousao, all three of these characters offer something a little different to the party.

The bottle looks like it has just been brought up from below deck and the wine itself feels raw and untamed, but underneath it all is some serious winemaking and a clear vision which has been realised brilliantly by Peterkin.

Want to see what is on the cutting edge of Margaret River? The Pirate Blend is it!

93 Points
"A slurpy, rollicking ride of red berries, mulberry compote, dark chocolate, panforte, dried herbs, ground mixed nuts and toasty spice elements. Go forth! Has a touch of that sense of liquified Xmas pudding, though not with the ribald sweetness, here decidedly dry, somewhat chewy, still quite plush and rich, but with train tracks of tannin tightening screws. Feels good to drink."
- Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

L.A.S. Vino

Nic Peterkin’s blood runs red with Margaret River wine.

The son of Pierro founder, Dr Mike Peterkin and Shelly Cullen, of you guessed it, Cullen wines fame, the force is strong with this one. His wines are out there, challenging the status quo of one of the country’s most respected wine-producing regions. This is the “New Guard” of Margaret River, and the wines are coming out all guns blazing.

Nic is playing with some varieties off the beaten path of classic Margaret River. The Chardonnays and Chenin Blancs are stellar, as is the Cabernet but the likes of Touriga Nacional and Sousao all find a home amongst his eye-catching range.

There's some serious substance to his project, being named as the 2016 Gourmet Traveller Young Winemaker of the Year for his eclectic and tantalising releases and recently named the Dark Horse of the Year at the 2023 Halliday Wine Companion Awards. Nic is one of the most creative and boundary-pushing winemakers in the country, without question. His Margaret River range is truly unlike anything else you will find in Australia.

Winemaker Nic Peterkin horsing around L.A.S. Vino

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