Tasted at a "Natural Wine" tasting at a local wine store.  Pet'Nat is short for Pétillant-naturel (natural sparkling) and is also known as méthode ancestrale.  It is a way that sparkling wines were historically produced having the wine bottled before the primary fermentation is finished, and without the addition of secondary yeasts or sugars. It has become trendy again along with the natural wine movement.  The end result is that wines are more frothy without the level or depth and complexity.  It's great to be able to try new wines and I understand that wine is subjective.  Light green/gold in color which surprised me as Trousseau is a red wine grape.  There is a fair amount of medium sized bubbles in the glass.The nose has slight seltzer notes with even slighter peach.  On the palate, this is incredibly frothy.  My initial sip had me feeling like a rabid dog as the foam filled my mouth.  My next sip was smaller and I could taste the wine much better.  Some limes.  Decent acidity showing.  It turns sweet on the finish.  We were initially told this was being closed out for $13 and that seemed just a bit expensive vis-a-vis Prosecco's of similar quality or maybe a Cava.  We were later informed that this actually retailed for $45.  It is a fine wine and gets points for being a bit unusual.  It should match with a wide variety of foods.  Just a guess, but I think this should be drunk in the next year or so.  

Grade: 
B
Score: 
87
Vintage: 
2017
Current Price: 
$45.00USD

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