Benjamin Bridge Piquette Can (200ml)

  • Wine Type

    White Wine

  • Size

    200ml

  • Food Pairing

    Fish & ChipsAperitifCold Salads

  • Grape

    L’Acadie BlancMuscatRieslingSauvignon Blanc

  • Region

    Nova Scotia

  • Country

    Canada

Benjamin Bridge vineyards are located in the heart of the Gaspereau Valley on the Bay of Fundy, where the cool climate bears an uncanny affinity with the Champagne region of France. The estate makes a range of wines;sparkling, white, red, rose, dry and sweet. Though the focus is on making world-class Méthode Classique sparkling wines that have been compared in tastings to Champagne. The hand crafted wines of Benjamin Bridge have helped raise the profile of the Nova Scotian wine industry.  

Tasting Notes

In the glass, a hazy golden colour with emerald reflections. On the nose, a cascade of freshly squeezed ruby grapefruit and lime zest is interlaced with suggestions of blooming lavender tree. On the palate, a myriad of lively citrus notes is brightened by, creating the most refreshing balance between hints of zesty lime and a delicate touch of maritime salt.  Dry, crisp, refreshing.   

Method

Piquette is the name of a low-alcohol wine beverage made from the second pressings of grape pomace, known to have been enjoyed by French farmhands and vineyard workers. In recent years, the style has enjoyed a grassroots renaissance due in part to its unprecedented ability to connect genuine artisan practices with a surprisingly attractive price previously out of reach for small boutique wineries. The true beauty of Piquette is that it unites low-intervention craftsmanship and affordability by relying on the highly sustainable act of reducing waste. Paying homage to the history of Piquette as an easy-drinking wine to quench the thirst of agricultural workers, our own take and twist on the style has been made with the objective to reinvigorate. Salt from the Annapolis Salt Company adds a pinch of freshness from the Bay of Fundy.  Finished with a delicate touch of organic Citra hops and packed an energizing jolt of fizz to create the zestiest wine refresher. Since grape skins are essential to the process,
we selected varieties with highly aromatic compounds within their skins, such as Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat.  

55% l’Acadie, 20% Riesling, 15% Muscat, 10% Sauvignon Blanc.  Gluten-free & vegan friendly.  7.2%  

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$5.49

*All prices include applicable taxes and bottle deposit.

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