2023 "Weeping Juan" Pet Nat Vermentino and Nero D' Avola
Our favorite pink Pet Nat is back! This time bringing aromas of sweet and aromatic spices reminding us of breakfast fruit toast. On the palate, the wine gives notes of bright red fruits- fuji apple, watermelon and juicy strawberries. Super clean, super refreshing, and an incredible amount of fizz to accentuate the fun vibes, this is a wine made for all-day and all-night drinking.
Make sure you chill the bottle until it's super cold, and don't shake it before you open it. That is unless you want to see a fountain of fruity goodness which we have to admit is also quite fun. 11.5% abv
Reminds us of: Fruit toast, Strawberries, Watermelon, Chamomile tea, Salt
Quality Time: Serve well-chilled at a party or to add an adventurous element to a relaxed dinner. Great with Szechuan hotpot, sweet and sour pork, potato chips.
Varietal: Vermentino and Nero d’ Avola
Style: Petillant Naturel (Sparkling)
Region: Barmera, Riverland, South Australia
Viticulture: Organic and Biodynamic, Bassham Family Vineyard
Interventions: Hand picked, wild yeast, unfined and unfiltered, no addition except minimal SO2
Winemaking: Each variety was picked and fermented separately, the final wine was blended and bottled just prior to the Nero d’Avola finishing ferment to create the Petillant Naturel style sparkling.
From Winemaker’s website:
Delinquente makes small batch, minimal intervention wines from Southern Italian grape varieties grown in the Riverland, South Australia.
Delinquente was born and raised in the Riverland, surrounded by vineyards and the mighty Murray River. This is Con-Greg’s attempt at making the best wine he can from the place he grew up. Organically grown, minimal intervention, honest, hand-made wines that not only are great fun to drink, but represent the sun, the red dirt and uniquely Australian terroir of the Riverland.
The Riverland can be very hot and very dry, particularly through the vines growing season. For that reason, Con-Greg chosen to work with Southern Italian grape varieties – varieties that are suited to the climate, need less water and are naturally drought resistant, are late ripening and retain natural acidity. In this way, Delinquente is more environmentally sustainable, and allow him to make wines with lower alcohol levels but heaps of freshness and flavour.
Delinquente is “delinquent” in Italian, which speaks to their desire to always buck the trend, break rules and do things our way. To that end, all of the incredible artwork for Delinquente, from the labels, to cartons, tees and even gifs, are created by his good friend Jason Koen, AKA “Ankles”. Delinquente is his passion project, evident in the intensity of his hand drawn labels which pop from across the room, and the deeply important and personal themes that they speak of.
Sometimes you’ve got to heed the call of the wild child within.
Sometimes you’ve got to go home with a bunch of grapes who’re ugly as sin.
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