Macari “Horses” Pet Nat 750ml Long Island Wine

$24.99

“Deep pink color with pronounced, juicy, ripe berry and cherry aromas mixing with characteristic Petit Verdot flavors. Frothy and lively on the palate, with crisp acid. Finishes with a touch of savory to compliment the red fruit throughout. Drink cold and enjoy!”  The winery

Description

The current vintage of HORSES is a Petit Verdot Pet Nat (“pétillant naturel”). The first vintage of HORSES sparkling was 2013 and since then, it’s been difficult to keep the wine in stock.

100% destemmed and left on the skins for 24 hours. Gently pressed and fermented cold and slowly throughout harvest. Racked and bottled in early November to finish fermentation in the bottle. Disgorged after 5 months.

Why HORSES? Legend has it that the bluffs at the edge of Macari Vineyards are shaped like a horse’s head. Locals tell tales of the “Horsehead Bluffs”. Also, the Macari family also has two horses that, along with a herd of cows, contribute to their vineyard’s composting program. And, yes, the wine is also a secret tribute to the Patti Smith album, “HORSES”.

Additional information

Weight 48 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 17 in
Custom Label 0