Daybed is the closest thing to peach wine we've ever made. But we didn't use just any old peaches for it.
We used doughnut peaches in Daybed. Close to 800 lbs.
Doughnut peaches are the quirky sibling of the peach family.
Thick-skinned, their juice is mango-like and tropical. Their flat appearance may look a little strange, but they're far more flavourful and complex than their round cousins.
After a few days of fermenting on skins, we strained the peach wine and blended it with a small portion of cider for balance.
What's it like? It's super peachy, with a kiss of white pepper. The acidity is a combination of soft lactic acid, and a whisper of kombucha. Just enough acid to get your mouth watering, but overall the acid is quite soft. As a whole, Daybed kind of feels like adding peaches to a savoury salad, with a little garnish of mango.
Ingredients: Doughnut Peaches, Apples. Gluten free.
Wild ferment, zero residual sugar, vegan friendly.
$500 from this release was donated to the RAVEN Trust. One of the key barriers to justice is the high cost of the Canadian legal system. RAVEN raises money to help First Nations tackle the big issues of treaty rights and protecting traditional land and ways of life from the relentless reach of expansion.