Where to find natural wine

When in Washington metropolitan area: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Washington metropolitan area.

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.) You could ask for wine shipment to and delivery in the Washington metropolitan area area.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

If the results above are too vague or the wine shops too distant from your area, then you may wish to explore a location more specific than Washington metropolitan area. The following places show recommended wines: Maryland, Virginia, or you may type a ZIP code in the box below.

 

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