Where to find natural wine

When in Australia: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Sydney and Australia.

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

Delivery in Australia, shipped from Hobart, Tasmania: Living Wines

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

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

Non vintage - 6.6 € - - punchy, tiny gas beads, balanced

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

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

2016 - 8 € - raspberry - intense, raspberry, tiny gas beads, balanced

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

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

2015 - 8.3 € - intense, plum - punchy: holds pizza, plum, ample but balanced

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

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

2015 - 9.3 € - tobacco - plenty, Grenache or Italian-like, tiny gas beads, balanced, holds pizza or merguez

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - 13 € -

Delivery in Australia, shipped from Hobart, Tasmania: Living Wines

 

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 - 8 € -

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

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

2015 - 9 € -

Delivery in Australia from Sydney 2021 NSW, 7 Union St Paddington: Andrew Guard Wine Imports

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

Delivery in Australia, shipped from Hobart, Tasmania: Living Wines

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - 10 € -

Delivery in Australia, shipped from Hobart, Tasmania: Living Wines

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

2014 - 18 € - very pure, honeysuckle, pink grapefruit then nougat - wide, dry, fresh

Australia

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

2014 - 21 € - pink grapefruit - velvety, radiant, pink grapefruit, peach, red currant, silky, fresh

Australia

 

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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