Bink 'Mirrors' Zinfandel 2022
100% Zinfandel was sourced from a dry-grown, 60-year-old block in Watervale in the Clare Valley. The north-south running vines are rooted in sand over brown ironstone. Fruit was picked at the end of March and vinified with 50% whole bunches. After 10 days on skins the wine was pressed to new, untoasted French foudre (3000 litre) and remained there for eight months on lees before being racked to tank and bottled in late January.
Variety - Zinfandel
Country - Australia
Region - South Australia
Sub Region - Clare 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.