“This pét-nat is a riot of purple haze fruit, and and brilliantly chaotic. An interesting nose of savoury wild blackberries, anise, cherry cola, black raspberries, and minty herbs. It’s already showing a vigorous mousse in the glass and lights up on the palate with a mix of red and dark berries, a basket of herbs, earthy/savoury notes and a bright, lifted finish.
Rick VanSickle, winesinniagara.com
Consisting of 40% Riesling, 37% Baco Noir and 23% Cabernet Franc.
Fermented with temperature control and racked for clarity this wine was bottled 3 months after the 1st grapes were picked. A cool and slow natural fermentation maintained a lot of fruity aromatics.
A beautiful and naturally carbonated wine with cherry menthol notes and a hint of rosemary throughout the nose and palate. High acid and light bubbles shortly after bottling. Light bubbles will get more vigorous (and the wine drier) over time — this is still a young wine. It’s showing lovely notes of berries — blackberries, cherries, strawberry and currants. Finishes with savoury spice and complexity — think beets (slightly meaty), rosehip tea, tarragon and clove.
Cases Produced: 450 (cases of six)
Grower: Trail Estate, Ed Hughes
Harvested: September 17 - October 8, 2021
Yields: Approx. 3 Tonnes/Acre