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Some Young Punks Quickie!
£14.50

Generous, up front and fruity with more crispness and minerality than is all too often lacking in Australian Sauvignons. None of the sweatiness but plenty of grip and liveliness on the tight finish.

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Some Young Punks epitomise the best of New Australia. The punks consist of Col McBryde (voted Australia's Young Gun Winemaker of the Year), Jen Gardner (self confessed nerdy yeast expert) and thirdly Nic Bourke. Like most of the new breed of interesting, young winemakers in Australia they aren't moved by porty Shiraz and seek instead a sense of place and restraint the wines, influenced by the best of the Old World and the New. Col McBryde is as unimpressed by flash-in-the-pan medal-winners that are short on provenance as he is by being hide-bound to the Old World, and carves his own niche. Yet being media savvy and having a sense of humour allows this ironically quietly-spoken but earnest bunch to market themselves outrageously and to bring a fresh approach to labelling. Expect to see increasingly alarming labels sported by increasingly interesting and wholly unique wines. Grapes are carefully monitored and purchased locally.

Vineyards
Top quality fruit from the southern Adelaide Hills, rigorously selected

Vinification
In true punks’ fashion there's a twist to what we've done, there's some oak fermentation and some solids fermentation to make things a little rocking. We wanted an approachable frivolous style of SB, with some texture and a little girth. Simple stuff really, we wanted to maximise freshness and typicity, so fruit was destemmed, crushed and pressed, with free run and pressings separated. Clear juice racked and inoculated and fermented cool till dry (a little in barrel too). Stabilised and bottled, that's it!

Tasting Notes
Generous, up front and fruity with more crispness and minerality than is all too often lacking in Australian Sauvignons. None of the sweatiness but plenty of grip and liveliness on the tight finish.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Some Young Punks Quickie!
Country Australia
Region Adelaide Hills
ABV% 13%
Vintage 2017
Grape Variety 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Size 750ml
Dietary Information Suitable for Vegetarians
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