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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#51 Post by c fu » August 31st, 2018, 8:55 am

Michael Lewis wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 7:35 am
Everything I ever predicted about you is coming true, Charlie.

Also, as others have said, Les Capriades. Especially the cuvees that are more dry, like the Pet Sec.

I don't really think of Huet Petillant or Belluard Mont Blanc Zero as Pet Nats, but those sure are great sparkling wines. Pinon makes an actual Pet Nat (labeled as such), which is good, but I prefer his non-Pet Nat sparkling wines, which are great values. Same for the Pinon still wines while we are at it.
Lol. Just trying to spark conversation on the board. I’ve tasted all of two bottles of pet nat and have not been impressed. So curious what makes it interesting for people.
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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#52 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » August 31st, 2018, 10:03 am

c fu wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 8:55 am
Michael Lewis wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 7:35 am
Everything I ever predicted about you is coming true, Charlie.

Also, as others have said, Les Capriades. Especially the cuvees that are more dry, like the Pet Sec.

I don't really think of Huet Petillant or Belluard Mont Blanc Zero as Pet Nats, but those sure are great sparkling wines. Pinon makes an actual Pet Nat (labeled as such), which is good, but I prefer his non-Pet Nat sparkling wines, which are great values. Same for the Pinon still wines while we are at it.
Lol. Just trying to spark conversation on the board. I’ve tasted all of two bottles of pet nat and have not been impressed. So curious what makes it interesting for people.
Now surprising given what your usual wine interests are. What $20 wines do you like?

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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#53 Post by c fu » August 31st, 2018, 10:05 am

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 10:03 am
c fu wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 8:55 am
Michael Lewis wrote:
August 31st, 2018, 7:35 am
Everything I ever predicted about you is coming true, Charlie.

Also, as others have said, Les Capriades. Especially the cuvees that are more dry, like the Pet Sec.

I don't really think of Huet Petillant or Belluard Mont Blanc Zero as Pet Nats, but those sure are great sparkling wines. Pinon makes an actual Pet Nat (labeled as such), which is good, but I prefer his non-Pet Nat sparkling wines, which are great values. Same for the Pinon still wines while we are at it.
Lol. Just trying to spark conversation on the board. I’ve tasted all of two bottles of pet nat and have not been impressed. So curious what makes it interesting for people.
Now surprising given what your usual wine interests are. What $20 wines do you like?
There are wines at $20?

kidding.

The two pet nats I tried were around $30-40. Seems quite a few of the suggestions here are at the same pricing. If there's a really tasty $20 pet nat you can recommend I'm happy to try it. At $40 i'm a little more hesitant as we're getting near some nice champagne choices.
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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#54 Post by m. ristev » August 31st, 2018, 10:16 am

https://biondivino.com/collections/wine ... zante-2016

this is also very cool. not sure exactly the methods of production so perhaps it is not a pet nat, but it has a light skin contact and is bone dry with low alcohol. very elegant and floral. quite a small production too.
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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#55 Post by Dave H. » August 31st, 2018, 10:26 am

I had a Patton Creek Riesling Pet-Nat recently. $20 from an oregon retailer (or $25 by the time it got to me on the east coast). I thought it was very, very good. Not complex at all, but delicious and recognizable as riesling. Cloudy. No funk. More interesting to me than other sparkling at the price point.
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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#56 Post by Mark.Ricca » December 7th, 2019, 5:32 pm

This is my current fave. Louis Dressner is importing it, and the only flaw I find is that it is effervescent like a shaken, warm soda even when cold. Just gotta be a little delicate when opening it.

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Re: Pet-Nat recs

#57 Post by Lee Short » December 7th, 2019, 6:10 pm

For really liking a lot of "natural wines", I've really not been a big fan of pet nat. I think the only 2 I've actually liked have been from Johan and Briceland.

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