Best Pet-Nats Drinks

Pet-nat is a shorthand for petulant nature., which means “naturally sparkling” and “naturally sparkling”, is one of today’s fastest-growing wine styles. These easy-to-drink, frothy bottles of bubbly are refreshing and fruit-driven. They are a top choice for brunches, lunches and happy hour.

We’re lucky that we’ve done all the hard work. These tasty pet-nat picks were sourced from various industry vets across the country.

Best Overall: Bichi Pet Mex

Bichi’s Pet Mex is a sparkling pet-nat as good as any. This refreshing, lightly sparkling rose wine is produced from organically/biodynamically-farmed grapes from a single-vineyard site planted at 1,000+ feet above sea level. The grape variety is not identified, so each glass retains a little mystery. You will find notes of cream, raspberry, stone fruit, cream, honey, and some raspberries.

Best Orange: Swick Wines City Pet-Nat

You can’t decide whether orange wine is better than pet-nat. Swick Wines’ City Pop pet nat makes it easy to decide. This blend of viognier and Gewurztraminer and riesling, auxerrois and pinot gris comes from high-elevation locations in the Columbia Valley (Washington) and Willamette Valley Oregon. Viognier and Pinot Noir are separately fermented and pressed, while other grapes remain on the skins for 14 days. All fruit ferment with native yeasts. The wine is then bottled unfiltered with a small amount of sulfur after disgorgement.

Birichino Petulant Natural Malvasia Bianca is the best for beginner winemakers 

John Locke and Alex Krause brings a European flair to this New World bottle. The duo has been working with some of the most respected winemakers globally, such as Randall Graham, Andre Ostertag and others, to create some of California’s best-selling, easy-to-drink wines. This Malvasia Bianca-based pet nat jump has juicy citrus and stone fruit flavors, honeysuckle and white flowers.

Mirco Mariotti Pet-Nat Mirco Mariotti Bianco Best Price

Emilia-Romagna is best known for its rich, creamy lambruscos. But this white blend will give the regional reds a tough time. This tart and tangy wine are made from a 70/30 mix of Trebbiano, Malvasia di Candia. It has a tangy orange rind, green apples, and savory flavors. The fruit comes from 50-100-year-old vines planted in the eastern region. These vines are rooted in sandy soils and heavily influenced salty sea breezes. This wine is both affordable and food-friendly. You could not ask for more.

Best French Rose: Domaine Saint Cyr Pet Nat Gamay Rose

This energetic rose of Gamay is a must-have for anyone who can’t get enough Beaujolais. This 100% Gamay is made by Raphael Sant Cyr (4th generation winemaker). It comes from 20-40 years old and is planted in limestone and clay soils. The grapes are cold-settled and then begin fermentation in steel before bottling at low, low Brix. After approximately three months, the wine is bottle-conditioned without any additives (including SO2) before being disgorged.

Best Rose: Agnes & Rene Mosse Moussamoussettes Rose Petillant Naturel

Rene and Agnes Mosse are two of the most loved natural wine producers. The Moussamoussettes pet nat of these long-standing pioneers in natural wine has been a worldwide favorite. This thirst-quenching wine is made from Grolleau Gris, Gamay and has grapefruit rind and kirsch flavors.


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