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The rise of Pet-Nats has been one of the more fascinating trends in Australian wine over the last five years and now it looks like they're here to stay.
This ancient form of sparkling is getting more refined each year in Aus. Here are six of the best we've come across recently. They're fun, fizzy and frisky and super exciting to drink.
This pack is insane value and the best possible way to get familiar with Petillant Naturel!
2018 Brave New Wine Nat Daddy Petillant Naturel
The Nat Daddy is a new addition to the Brave New Wine label this year.
A crazy Pet-Nat made up of Chardonnay with a splash of Shiraz and Grenache, this is an über-refreshing little spritzy wine made for sunshine and fun times.
This is clean and crunchy, the light fizz giving it great zip through the palate.
Yoko and Andries have a knack for the tricky methode ancestral winemaking method and this is a great new string to the BNW bow.Read more about 2018 Brave New Wine Nat Daddy Petillant Naturel
2018 Gilbert Pet Nat Riesling
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.Read more about 2018 Gilbert Pet Nat Riesling
2018 Noisy Ritual Pet Nat Chardonnay
Here's a Pet Nat made for the people by the people!
The Noisy Ritual wines are all made in a warehouse in Melbourne by the talented Alex Byrne and a boatload of punter helping out.
Pet Nats should be about fun and frivolity, and this nails the brief. It's almost like a fizz tropical fruit drink!
Tasty to the last drop.Read more about 2018 Noisy Ritual Pet Nat Chardonnay
2018 Lino Ramble Ring a Rosie Nero d'Avola Pet Nat
As the popularity of the Pet-Nat continues to grow in Australia, the experimentation with the possibilities of the style are growing along with it.
This cheeky little number from boutique McLaren Vale producer Lino Ramble is made from sustainably farmed Nero d'Avola. The fresh, jubey characters of this variety are perfectly suited to this ancient style of Sparkling, the fizz accenting the classic Nero spice and bringing added freshness to the already lively medium bodied palate.
This is a rustic, charming interpretation of this playful style of fizz and was only made in tiny amounts. Top value if you are looking to explore this wine style.Read more about 2018 Lino Ramble Ring a Rosie Nero d'Avola Pet Nat
2018 Delinquente Tuff Nut Bianco Pet Nat
Crisp and crunchy Pet-Nats are booming in popularity across Australia. And when you can find thirst-quenching, chuggable wines like this at these kind of prices, it's not hard to see why.
This is made from one of the only plantings of Bianco d'Alessano outside of its home in the Apulia region of southern Italy, Ashley Ratcliff's Ricca Terra Farms.
The perfume and wildness of this variety make it an ideal candidate for this light-fizz wine style. It's vibrant and bouncy and excellent value for wines of this style.Read more about 2018 Delinquente Tuff Nut Bianco Pet Nat
2018 Commune of Buttons PF Pet Nat
There is only one rule when making a Pet-Nat: make it delicious!
Jasper and Sophie have nailed their PF Pet-Nat this year. It's made from blush coloured Pinot Gris from the Sparrows vineyard in the Adelaide Hills.
No sprays on the Sparrows block, just careful tending from Mike and Margie yielding delicious results.
There are plenty of fizz fun times ahead with this Pet-Nat in the esky over Summer.Read more about 2018 Commune of Buttons PF Pet Nat