Where to find natural wine

When in Washington, DC suburbs: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Washington DC Suburbs, Washington, DC suburbs.

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

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

 

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

Distributor for Maryland and Washington, DC: Washburn

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 23 -

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

 

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 -

Distributor for Maryland and Washington, DC: Washburn

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

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 18 -

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

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

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2015

cheverny wine labelred Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Le litre

2014 - USD 15 - red fruit - red fruit, light, firm

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

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

2013 - USD 17 - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

 

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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