Irvine The Baroness Pet Nat – Eden Valley

Irvine The Baroness Pet Nat - Eden Valley

This time I got my mum and sister-in-law to help me write a tasting note on this sample I kindly received from Good Pair Days (thank you!).

I love hearing what others think of wines – everyone’s opinions are valid and it’s so interesting to hear what people pick up and if the wine agrees with their palate or not.

I’ve actually sipped this Irvine ‘The Baroness’ Pét Nat sparkling beauty before. It’s made from Petit Meslier (a lost Champagne variety) and Chardonnay from South Australia’s Eden Valley.

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Marri Wood Park Bratty Nat (Pétillant-Naturel) Margaret River

Marri Wood Park Bratty Nat - Petillant Naturel - Margaret RiverMy first sip of wine on my recent trip to Perth was this Bratty Nat Pét Nat from Marri Wood Park. Pét Nat aka Pétillant-Naturel describes the method for making this type of sparkling wine, it’s more rustic than making a bottle of champagne for example. You’ll typically find these bottles of bubbles are cloudy, unfiltered and capped with a crown seal (like a beer bottle cap). They are very trendy at the moment, especially in WA I’ve noticed. Continue reading

Ngeringa 2018 Uncultured Pét Nat

Pét Nat has boomed in popularity over the last 12 months. It’s a ‘very cool’ bubbles to be sipping on. Short for Pétillant-naturel which in French means ‘natural sparkling’, they are made in a more rustic way than champagne that produces a sparkling wine which is traditionally cloudy, unfiltered, and finished with a crown cap closure. The method for making Pét Nats is called ‘méthode ancestrale’. Continue reading