BK Piquette Atomic Bomb
Brendon Keys is great. So are his wines. Well, piquette is technically not wine, as it’s not made from fermented grapes; instead, it’s made by adding water to grape pomace (the leftover skins, seeds, and stems of the fruit) and fermenting what’s left of the sugars. Using the bits and pieces that would otherwise be thrown out, piquette can be made from countless numbers of grapes that winemakers are left with after bottling their traditional wines. The centuries-old method is known to have been enjoyed by vineyard workers and family members; it looks like fruit and freshness and zippy bits and pieces. This is BK's spin on things, with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir playing together for a perfect smashy drink on a sun-drenched afternoon.
Varietal Chardonnay, Pinot Noir || Region Adelaide Hills || ABV 5% || Vol 750mL