Where to find natural wine

When in Canada: buy these French wines

You may order from an online merchant for shipping to and delivery in Canada.

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 2018

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2017 - 15 € - very aromatically intense, very pure - nougat, peach, apricot - peach, apricot, no stiffness, fresh

Flatiron NYC

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marion Pescheux, Manuel Landron - Domaine Complemen'terre - Croix Moriceau

2015 - 9.5 € - intense - peach - velvety, peach, nougat, juicy, no stiffness, fresh

Flatiron NYC

Independent Spirits

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - 13 € -

Flatiron NYC

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

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

2013 - 18 € - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

Flatiron San Francisco

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

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

2014 - 9.2 € - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

Flatiron NYC

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - 10 € -

Flatiron NYC

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

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

2013 - 15 € -

Chambers Street Wines

Domaine LA

Flatiron San Francisco

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

2014 - 23 € - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - oily but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

Independent Spirits

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2015

red Vin de France - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Chapeau melon - (merlot de cuve)

2014 - 7.4 € - plum - explosive, plum, pencil lead, packed, drying the mouth, balanced

Canada, Québec, Société des Alcools du Québec

vin-de-France wine labelred Vin de France - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Idée reçue - (cabernet sauvignon, fin de fermentation en barrique)

2012 - 9.8 € - dense, blackcurrant, roast beef on opening and then nougat, a hint of residual sugar, dries the mouth,balanced

Canada, Québec, Société des Alcools du Québec

blush Vin de France - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Les fées Papillon - (rosé de syrah)

2014 - 5 € -

Canada, Québec, Société des Alcools du Québec

 

Price figures are for 75 cl. They represent rough estimates of tags in France wine shops, at the date of the tasting.

Wines are selected on personal criteria.

 

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