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BK Wines Ripasso

$34.30

Brendon and Kirstyn Keys established their Adelaide Hills winery in 2007 after learning from winemaking masters around the globe. With the idea of wine making as an artistic expression in mind, BK Wines focuses on making subtly nuanced wines from the best quality fruit, with a minimalistic approach in the cellar. Fruit is sourced from tiny vineyards that express the unique characteristic inherent to those particular plots of vines and where Brendon can have great control over how the grapes are grown. BK’s wines are the perfect alignment of minimal intervention & maximum quality; they are natural & balanced! 

This is how Brendon describes the NV Ripasso – “This is a sort of complicated story so stick with us for a moment. Somewhere between Valpolicella and Amarone you will find traditional Italian Ripasso: concentrated, bitter Amarone is made from dried Valpolicella grapes, the skins of which are then blended back with Valpolicella to be revinified into Ripasso. In the BK Wines version of the game, however, the rules have been turned around and vintages ignored. 2015 Shiraz in barrel has been revinified with two years-worth of reserved lees and pressed 2020 Pinot Noir skins. So sort of a Ripasso in reverse with older wines over newer pressings. Despite the distinct lack of Italian varietals, the result is oddly Nebbiolo-esque, with violets and wild herbs and a soft, chewy tannic structure. In alchemy, the goal is to produce something genuinely new from basic substances – ideally gold from base metals. BK Ripasso NV is an alchemist’s glinting vinous dream come true. A one off.”

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