Red Pet-Nat
Red Pet-Nat

Red Pet-Nat


Tasting Notes:
A bright and fruity red sparkler of 70% Gamay Noir and 30% Vidal Blanc. Raspberry, Pomegranate and dried tarragon on the nose, with lively bubbles and a blood orange finish. Perfect for a good time!

Production Notes:
Alcohol: 9.4% Alcohol
Residual Sugar: 4g/L
Appelation: VQA Ontario VQA
Varieties: 70% Gamay Noir, 30% Vidal Blanc
Vintage: 2021

Winemakers Note:
We enjoyed our Red Pet-Nat from 2020, where we co-fermented red grapes and white juice, so we decided to do it again! We decided to blend some of our Gamay Noir fruit with our Vidal Blanc juice as the Gamay was a little tart in comparison. The addition of the Vidal helped add fruity aromatics, softened the body, and reduced the tannin.

We changed how we bottled this year. We clarified the wine a little more than last year and bottled it with lower residual sugar. The result is that the carbonation is much more manageable. The new pet-nats do not gush like previous vintages, but you should still chill the wine. But if you are concerned, we how-to blog for opening a Pet-Nat (