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Natural wine in the South

You may also order natural wines (that i have qualified) online for delivery across the USA.

Herebelow are natural wines that I recommend and how to buy them in the South.

Here is my selection of natural wines: sulphur dioxide (SO2) often is not added during winemaking or bottling. Only a few bottles may contain sulfites — in very small quantities — around 10 mg per liter. The establishments must sell by the bottle (without asking you to purchase anything else, even if they are bistros). []

 

Bottlings selected in 2020

Côtes du Rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues - Cuvée des galets

2018 - USD 14 - pure - red fruit - red fruit, balanced (fresh and not soft)

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

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

2018 - USD 18 - volatile acidity, blackcurrant, mocha - huge intensity, blackcurrant, volatile acidity, mocha, dense, incisive, balanced

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Antonin Azzoni - Le Raisin et l'ange - Brân - (gamay)

2019 - USD 19 - strawberry - full, strawberry, frank

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Pfälzer Landwein [Palatinate] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Noir

2018 - USD 28 - an enormous aromatic intensity, great purity, more complexity than Buronfosse Les Fontaines - morello cherry, undergrowth, mineral - no smoothness but silky, morello cherry, foxed, dry, no stiffness but firm

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: Vinoteca maxima, website

Deutschland [Pfalz] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - Wilder Satz

2018 - USD 24 - a huge aromatic intensity, high purity - very intense, grapefruit, bitter, nougat - no smoothness, very intense, grapefruit, bitter, not full but busy, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: Vinoteca maxima, website

Crémant d'alsace [sparkling] - Audrey et Christian Binner - KB - Extra Brut Zéro dosage [sans sulfite ajouté], magnum, assemblage

2008 - USD 35 - white fruit, yeast - fine bubbles, full, white fruit, nougat but dry, toasted loaf, great aromatic depth, no stiffness, fresh

A wine web shop with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

A wine web shop with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

A wine web shop with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

Florida distributor: City Beautiful Beverage Company, website

Georgia distributor: Sour Grapes, website

Tennessee distributor: Ajax Turner, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

Côtes du Rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues

2018 - USD 14 - red - red fruit, dries the mouth, balanced acidity

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Côtes du rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues - Cuvée des galets - Non filtré

2018 - USD 15 - serve at a cool temperature - blackcurrant jam, cherry and smoke - blackberry, liquorice, pepper, nutmeg, dense but easy drinking, very juicy

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

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

2018 - USD 15 - intense - yellow pepper, plum - yellow pepper, plum, dense, dries the mouth, easy, round

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming: Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants, website

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Impair… ! - (cabernet sauvignon, élevage 50% en barrique)

15-17 - USD 19 - served cool: a great aromatic intensity, a high purity - ripe varietal (so no pepper), blackcurrant pie, moka - pie crust, blackcurrant, present on the palate with a beautiful maturity of cabernet sauvignon (so no pepper), moka, full, bitter, dries the mouth, round

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming: Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants, website

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

2018 - USD 19 - blackcurrant, sometimes volatile acidity, mocha, incisive - a big intensity, blackcurrant, mocha, sometimes volatile acidity, dense, incisive, balanced acidity

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - (gamay)

2018 - USD 19 - raspberry, foxy - raspberry, foxy, deep, juicy, firm

An online store with delivery in Florida: Manchester Wine and Liquors, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: De Wine Spot, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

A wine shop at 10 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC: Domestique, website, itineraries, tel. (202) 853-3897

A wine shop located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina: Crocodile Wine, website, tel. 828-505-2551

A wine shop at 1107 King St. Suite B, Charleston, South Carolina: Monarch, website, itineraries, tel. +1 843 576 4845

Distributor for Tennessee, 1709 Midpark Road, Ste B, Knoxville: Vinoslate, itineraries, tel. 423-367-0505

Distributor for Louisiana: Lirette Selections, website

A gas station and mini mart at 1809 W Anderson Ln, Austin, Texas, with an impressive collection of craft beers: Sunrise Bottle Shop, website, itineraries, tel. +1 512 453 5176

A Montrose cafe and bar, 1424 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas: Penny Quarter, website, itineraries, tel. +1 (281) 888 6121

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington state, Wisconsin: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

vin de France [Roussillon] wine labelVin de France [Roussillon] - Anthony Guix - Matin calme - Sans temps

2014 - USD 28 -

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Vin de france [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Q blanc - Ugni blanc

2018 - USD 18 - a great aromatic intensity - nougat - smooth, nougat, white fruit, powerful but hollow, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming: Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants, website

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Blanc (1 litre)

2018 - USD 18 - nice - vibrant, a little stiff, vivid

An online store with delivery in Florida: Manchester Wine and Liquors, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: De Wine Spot, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

A wine shop at 10 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC: Domestique, website, itineraries, tel. (202) 853-3897

A wine shop located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina: Crocodile Wine, website, tel. 828-505-2551

A wine shop at 1107 King St. Suite B, Charleston, South Carolina: Monarch, website, itineraries, tel. +1 843 576 4845

Distributor for Tennessee, 1709 Midpark Road, Ste B, Knoxville: Vinoslate, itineraries, tel. 423-367-0505

Distributor for Louisiana: Lirette Selections, website

A gas station and mini mart at 1809 W Anderson Ln, Austin, Texas, with an impressive collection of craft beers: Sunrise Bottle Shop, website, itineraries, tel. +1 512 453 5176

A Montrose cafe and bar, 1424 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas: Penny Quarter, website, itineraries, tel. +1 (281) 888 6121

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington state, Wisconsin: Solano Cellars, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Y’a plus qu’à - (sylvaner et auxerrois)

2017 - USD 19 - a huge aromatic intensity - nougat, yeast, bitter - nougat, yeast, broad then hollow, beading, bitter, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2016 - USD 19 - intense, pink grapefruit - aromatic, pink grapefruit, a little steep, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2017 - USD 22 - white fruit - little smoothness, white fruit then bitter, thin but fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Côtes du jura - Domaine Buronfosse - Marcus & Co [marnes ocres et calcaires] - Chardonnay

2018 - USD 24 - great aromatic intensity - toffee, honeysuckle - smooth, toffee, grapefruit, full, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

Crémant d'Alsace [sparkling] wine labelCrémant d'Alsace [sparkling] - Domaine Rietsch - Extra Brut Nature

15+16 - USD 26 - yeast, toasted bread - baked apple, brioche, toasted almond, nougat, dry but not stiff, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: La Cave des papilles, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: La Cave des papilles, website

Wein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Blanc

2017 - USD 31 - the aromatics are enormously intense - grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat - not onctuous, airy, grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat, gaz beads, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: Vinoteca maxima, website

Wein-aus-Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] wine labelWein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - Holy Chapel - Pinot Blanc

2016 - USD 32 - very pure and intense - zest, lemon pie, bitter - velvety, nougat, lemon pie, bitter, fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Washington, DC: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington state, Wyoming: Leon & Son, website

An online store with delivery in the Georgia state: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Louisiana: Vinoteca maxima, website

An online store with delivery in Tennessee: Vinoteca maxima, website

Crémant [sparkling] - Domaine Buronfosse - Brut - Chardonnay & savagnin

2016 - USD 37 - lots of pressure - toast, honeysuckle, grapefruit - fine bubbles, honeysuckle, grapefruit, dry and fresh

An online store with delivery in Florida: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Texas: Chambers Street Wines, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming: Wine Therapy, website

An online store with delivery in Florida: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

 

Price figures are only rough estimates of the US retail tags, at the date of the tasting. Wines are selected on personal criteria.

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 the South. The following places show recommended wines: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia state, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, or you may type a ZIP code in the box below.

 

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