Cork Cutters: Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale, South Australia
Bouchon Wines has forged a partnership with 3 prominent producers, Spinifex, Some Young Punks and Lucy Margaux Vineyards.
The varietials have all been chosen for their French and Mediterranean regional heritage.
2012 Pinot Grigio – Adelaide Hills
This North Italian styled Pinot Grigio has crisp mineral acidity with hints of stone fruit. Sourced from high altitude vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, the dry lingering finish combines with a rounded mouth feel. Some Young Punks
2010 Mataro – Barossa Valley
Grapes sourced from 100 year old vines in the Barossa Valley. The wine is aged fro 20 months in 500lt French Oak barrels. The final product is a rich, perfumed blackberry fruit wine with a touch of liquorish. Spinifex
2010 Merlot – Adelaide Hills
This is a vibrant, fragrant style of Merlot. Medium bodied with complexity from a small amount of Cabernet and Petit Verdot in the final blend. just enough is added to give those delicious scented floral tones before a dry savoury finish. Some Young Punks
2010 Sangiovese – Adelaide Hills SOLD OUT
An Italian savoury styled Sangiovese from 15 year old vines. The wine is French Oak seasoned for 7 months, hints of dusty cherries with balanced acidity give good structure to match with food. Spinifex
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon – McLaren Vale
91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% petit Verdot. Contemporary winemaking techniques are used with temperature controlled fermentation. The wine is tank pressed and spends 6 days on the skins, before being transfered barrel for 14 months of Old Oak Maturation. Some young Punks
2012 Pinot Noir – Adelaide Hills
This Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir features a return to ‘old fashioned’ wine making. “Benign Neglect” as is it known, or minimal intervention is practiced to allow this wine to come to life. The wine is placed into barrel for only a short period of time, allowing the natural chemistry to take place to produce this simply delicious wine. Lucy Margaux Vineyards