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2021 Moonlight Super Tranquil Petillant Naturel

Riverland, SA

A racey and refreshing Zibbibo-based petillant naturel from the funky guys at Chateau Acid.

$30.00

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About the Wine

With a name like "Chateau Acid", it's a certain bet that the guys behind it, Charlie O'Brien and Simon Jones, are fans of fresh and zippy wines with plenty of zing on your palate. They like to pick their fruit early so as to maximise the acidity, while still allowing for loads of flavour. Fruit is sourced from the Ricca Terra vineyards in the Riverland region.

With vibrant aromas and flavours of citrus, floral notes, some spice, and green apple, as well as a light mousse, this is an exquisitely refreshing wine made for pure enjoyment. Coming in at 11.4% ABV, they don't pack a huge alcoholic punch, so you could easily get through a bottle on a warm summer or autumn evening with friends.

About Chateau Acid

Long time friends Charlie O’Brien and Simon Jones kicked off Chateau Acid in 2017, looking to create a fun, yet serious wine label - the name is a playful link between the acidity required for good wine and the underground wine scene of the 80s and 90s.

Fruit for their wines is sourced from the legendary organic and biodynamic vineyards at Rosnay Estate in Canowindra in the Central Ranges of NSW, and there are never any winemaking additions including sulphur.

Look out for beautiful Chardonnay, Vermentino and some delicious reds and rose.

Chateau Acid amphora
Chateau Acid amphora
Central Ranges, NSW
Additional Info

From the Producer

Blend : Zibibbo, Vermentino
ABV : 11.40%
Closure : Crown Seal
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Inspecting the organic vineyards
Inspecting the organic vineyards
Canowindra, NSW
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

91Points
The Wine Front

"So this is produced by the Chateau Acid crew, a side step to look at some more diverse wines outside of their usual Rosnay quarry. Ricca Terra farms zibibbo and vermentino are the stars here. No gush on opening too. This is a ripper. Floral and fragrant, lemon peel and lemon sorbet, a bit of green apple, a bit of greenery and peppery notes too. Soft and crisp to taste, light and very fresh, gently fizzy, super delicious to drink. Easy as, wicked thirst-quenching gear. I’m in." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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    Rated 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Light and delicious

    Beautiful for any event , a soft way to start the afternoon.

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