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2018 Gilbert Pet Nat Riesling

Orange, NSW

A leading Orange producer getting in on the Pet Nat act with this smashable drop.

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About

About The Wine

Will Gilbert continues his exploration of Petillant Naturel here with a fresh bottling of naturally fermenting Riesling from Orange.

He's got a great eye for the style.

This is zippy and zingy, loaded with juicy citrus flavours and delightfully cloudy to boot.

If you are loving the wave of delicious Pet Nats exploding across Australia, then Will's should definitely be on your hit list.

About Gilbert

Simon Gilbert has been one of the quiet achievers in Australian wine for almost 40 years.

Having worked for some of the biggest names in Aus wine (Lindemans, Padthaway and Brangayne to mention just a few) he has amassed a very serious skill set which he is now putting to work under his own label which focuses on regionally expressive wines from NSW.

Simon is a sixth generation winemaker who has built a reputation for producing top quality wines under his own label since 2004. Now with son Will on board as co-winemaker, the Gilbert family winery is going from strength to strength.

Will and Simon Gilbert
Will and Simon Gilbert
Orange, NSW
Additional Info

From The Producer

To maintain the inherent fruit quantities, these grapes were harvested in small lots on 13th March 2018, in the early hours of the morning. After which, the grapes were placed in ½ - 1 tonne bins only, to enable better quality control and detect any fruit variations.

The fruit was destemmed, pressed and then racked, where fermentation was then initaited. Fermentation was monitored, and the temperature was maintained between 13-16°C to allow for a steady controlled ferment. Once the baume level had dropped by 2/3 of its value, the residual sugar was then regularly measured as we were aiming to hand bottle at around 14-15grams.

On the 17th of April at 14grams of Residual Sugar, hand bottling commenced. 740 bottles were bottled. We then waited for the fermentation to finish before releaseing early May 2018. It is up to you how you would like to drink it, some like it cloudy, some like it clear, either softly shake or not!

Blend : Riesling (100%)
ABV : 12.00%
Closure : Crown
Drink Until : 2020
Bottle Size : 750ml

Will Gilbert
Will Gilbert
Orange, NSW
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Zesty lemons and limes. Great tang and crackling with sherbet and zingy acidity. There's some crunch and a little grip of tannin there which is brilliant. Great crack at the style and uber refreshing. Yummo. Good job, Will. - Different Drop Wine Team

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order of $99 or more, or just $10 for any orders less than $99. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack! In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Byron Bay we deliver with our own vans. All other areas are serviced by Australia Post.

Sydney Metro orders in the Pink Zone will be delivered the next day 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Orders in the Blue Zone will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everything outside these zones will be delivered by Australia Post.

Melbourne Metro orders are picked up at 12pm from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and delivered the following day in Melbourne (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri). Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Melbourne Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Brisbane Metro orders are picked up from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12pm and delivered on Thursday or Friday. Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Brisbane Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Australia Wide Deliveries To the rest of Australia we use Australia Post. The Australia Post Collection Truck picks up orders from our Sydney warehouse every weekday at midday. If your order is placed before 12pm we’ll get it on the truck that day. Delivery times vary considerably with Australia Post and unfortunately there is no Express Delivery Option for wine (because it is fragile and heavy). PLEASE NOTE that we are currently seeing significant delays in the Australia Post delivery network. Strict government health and safety requirements and very high parcel volumes are causing significant backlogs at the main NSW and VIC sorting facilities. Orders are still arriving safe and sound but you may notice slower delivery times and less frequent scanning updates than usual.

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FaQs

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