Wild & Wilder is all about good clean fun. Working hand in hand with their merry (in a good season) band of growers, they craft wines of supreme quality but don’t take it all too seriously. Great fruit, grown by great people and made with a lot of love by people that know that wine is all about the good times, delicious food and creating great memories. Founded by Giles Cooke MW & Fergal Tynan MW, who also make the Thistledown wines, the mundane is just not in their DNA. Being involved in every stage of the winemaking process from bud burst to bottle means that every bottle from Wild & Wilder is an experience you'll want to try again. Highlights this year include the 2017 Courtesan Riesling from a year that some are calling the greatest Clare vintage ever. Arriving in April, Wild & Wilder are living up to their name by introducing the rule-breaking Tabula Rasa #V17R – a non-varietal red sold in a 500ml bottle with a crown seal. Curious? You should be!
Just as every vintage is unique, is every vintage of Tabula Rasa. Though the consistent factor is some delicious, succulent old vine, whole bunch Grenache, there is always a smattering of other varieties depending on what has thrived in any given season. Minimal intervention lets the fruit do the talking.
No oak treatment.
Living up to our name, we are delighted to introduce the rule-breaking Tabula Rasa #V17R. Each year, the slate is wiped clean and, with no preconceptions, every vintage is original. Drawing on fruit from historic vineyards across South Australia, this delicious wine captures the very essence of one season in a playful format that just demands to be drunk.