Bink 'Big Little Red' 2022
47% Ruby Cabernet, 21% Zinfandel, 23% Carignan and 9% Shiraz.
Koen destemmed all the fruit but fermented parcels separately. When dry, they were pressed to seasoned French hogsheads. The batches were blended three months before bottling in late January.
Variety - Ruby Cabernet, Zinfandel, Carignan, Shiraz
Country - Australia
Region - South Australia
Sub Region - Langhorne Creek, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley
Extra - Cork
Year - 2022
Volume - 750ml
Koen Janssens, born and raised in Turnhout, Belgium. Koen was brought up on food and wine from early age. His grandpa (home grown gardener, breeder of rabbits, worker on fruit orchards) and his mother had a keen taste for honest food and wine
Koen started working in Michelin starred restaurants after graduating in 2005 at Hotelschool Koksijde (hospo high school).
This hospo journey took him to Australia in 2012, where he met winemakers that give him a lasting impression. Working vintages with Jauma wines, Lucy Margaux and Spinifex Wines. Koen started Bink wines in 2017.