2016 Pet-Nat Brut Nature


2016 Pet-Nat Brut Nature


Officially the first registered German Pet-Nat. Dry, salty and mineral.

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Cuvée: Pet-Nat Brut Nature

Style: Sparkling

Colour: White

Grape Varieties: Silvaner 50%, Pinot Blanc 50%. Vine cultivation, trellis-system, 30-50-year-old vines

ABV: 10%

Vintage: 2016

Manual harvest, 10 September 2016. Ten hours overnight maceration. Wild yeasts, fermented in stainless steel and old barriques for 4-5 weeks, then bottled with 18g/l of residual sugar. Unfiltered. Bottled October 2016. 10% of the lees is left inside for as long as possible to help preserve the wine and prevent it from developing cider like flavours. The wine is disgorged to order. Aged 6 months in bottle

Acid: 7.9g/L Residual sugar: 0.5g/L

Sulphur: none added

Soil: Loess; loam with a lot of shell limestone

Yield: 55hl/ha