Where to find natural wine

When in New-York-City-A%253d0: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in New York City A%253d0.

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

red Vin de France [Ardèche] - Antonin Azzoni - Le Raisin et l'ange - Hommage à Robert

2016 - USD 20 - extremely aromatic - blackcurrant, moka - blackcurrant, moka, light, a little stiff, firm - very long (blackcurrant)

A wine bar and shop in Brooklyn, 153 Franklin Street, New York City: Dandelion Wine

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2017 - USD 26 - very aromatically intense, very pure - nougat, peach, apricot - peach, apricot, no stiffness, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Brooklyn, 211 North 11th Street, New York City: The Natural Wine Company

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

red Vin de table [Languedoc] - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou

Non vintage - USD 13 - - punchy, tiny gas beads, balanced

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

red Vin de France - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou - 5SO simple - (cinsault)

2016 - USD 15 - raspberry - intense, raspberry, tiny gas beads, balanced

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

vin de France [Languedoc] wine labelred Vin de France [Languedoc] - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou - 7 rue de la Pompe - [Syrah, grenache noir]

2015 - USD 16 - intense, plum - punchy: holds pizza, plum, ample but balanced

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

vin de France [Languedoc] wine labelred Vin de France [Languedoc] - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou - Le Vin des amis

2015 - USD 17 - tobacco - plenty, Grenache or Italian-like, tiny gas beads, balanced, holds pizza or merguez

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

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 store in Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 13 East 8th Street, New York City: Some Good Wine

A store in Brooklyn, 1069 Bedford Avenue, New York City: Atlas Wine Merchants

Delivery from 436 7th Avenue (between 14/15 Streets), Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars, tel. 718 369 7307

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

2015 - USD 18 - intense - peach - velvety, peach, nougat, juicy, no stiffness, fresh

A store in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 23 -

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Brooklyn, 211 North 11th Street, New York City: The Natural Wine Company

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 Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 13 East 8th Street, New York City: Some Good Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from 436 7th Avenue (between 14/15 Streets), Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars, tel. 718 369 7307

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Brooklyn, 1069 Bedford Avenue, New York City: Atlas Wine Merchants

A store at 252a Sea Cliff Ave, in Sea Cliff, Long Island (10 miles North East of New York City): The Village Wine Merchant

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

vin de France [Languedoc] wine labelred Vin de France [Languedoc] - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou - 7 rue de la Pompe

2014 - USD 15 -

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

red Vin de France [Languedoc] - Jean-François Coutelou - Mas Coutelou - Sauvé de la citerne

2015 - USD 17 -

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

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 store in Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 13 East 8th Street, New York City: Some Good Wine

A store in Brooklyn, 1069 Bedford Avenue, New York City: Atlas Wine Merchants

Delivery from 436 7th Avenue (between 14/15 Streets), Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars, tel. 718 369 7307

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 Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Brooklyn, 211 North 11th Street, New York City: The Natural Wine Company

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 18 -

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Brooklyn, 211 North 11th Street, New York City: The Natural Wine Company

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

2013 - USD 26 -

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 13 East 8th Street, New York City: Some Good Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from 436 7th Avenue (between 14/15 Streets), Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars, tel. 718 369 7307

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines, tel. (718) 963-3939

A store in Brooklyn, 1069 Bedford Avenue, New York City: Atlas Wine Merchants

A store at 252a Sea Cliff Ave, in Sea Cliff, Long Island (10 miles North East of New York City): The Village Wine Merchant

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 store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Manhattan, 929 Lexington Avenue, New York City: Garnet

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 store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Manhattan, 929 Lexington Avenue, New York City: Garnet

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

51-02 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, just East of New York City: Fruit Of The Vine, tel. 718 392 5640

 

Price figures are only very rough estimates of the US retail tags, at the date of the tasting.

Wines are selected on personal criteria.

 

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