Where to find natural wine

When in Southern California: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Aliso Viejo and Southern California.

The below vintners often use no sulphur dioxide (SO2) during the winemaking or the bottling. Only a few bottles may contain sulfites — in very small quantities. (Around 10 mg per liter. Ask the merchant or the importer.)

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

vin-de-pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche wine labelred Vin de pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche - Jérôme Jouret - En avant doute - (grenache)

2016 - USD 18 - fresh and intense, black fruit - black fruit, much alcohol, balanced

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 23 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Alsace muscat - Audrey et Christian Binner - Hinterburg - [sans sulfite ajouté]

2013 - USD 30 - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, 460 South Spring Street: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

vin-de-pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche wine labelred Vin de pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche - Jérôme Jouret - En avant doute - (grenache)

2014 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

vin-de-pays wine labelwhite Vin de pays - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Sauvignon

2014 - USD 17 - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Crémant d'alsace - Stéphane Bannwarth - Les vins Pirouettes (par Binner & Compagnie) - Zéro dosage

2013 - USD 26 -

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, 460 South Spring Street: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

white Bourgogne blanc - [Alice et Olivier de Moor, négoce] - Le vendangeur masqué

2014 - USD 30 - very pure, honeysuckle, pink grapefruit then nougat - wide, dry, fresh

A shop in Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

white Chablis - Alice et Olivier De Moor - Bel Air et Clardy

2014 - USD 35 - pink grapefruit - velvety, radiant, pink grapefruit, peach, red currant, silky, fresh

A shop in Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

white Côtes du jura - Domaine Labet - Les Champs Rouges - Chardonnay 'nature'

2014 - USD 38 - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - oily but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Charles Neal Selections, tel. 415 225 5144

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2014

red Corbières - Magali & Dominique Terrier - Domaine des 2 Ânes - Premiers Pas

2013 - USD 14 - red fruit (carignan varietal) - red fruit, dense but juicy, supple, frank

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, CA 90038: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, CA 90013, Southern California: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

A store in Hollywood, Southern California, CA 90028: K&L Wine Merchants

white Alsace gewurztraminer - Stéphane Bannwarth

2011 - USD 24 -

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, CA 90038: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, CA 90013, Southern California: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

 

You may also read reviews on recommended wines available in Northern California, or you may request another location at the bottom of this page.

 

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