Wines with no sulfites

When in New Jersey : buy these French wines

The following text is a tip.No producer of no-sulphite wine is registered for: NJ and New Jersey.

This is why the scope has been widened to: New York 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.)

 

French wine values tasted in 2017

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

Non vintage - USD 11 - - punchy, tiny gas beads, balanced

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

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

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

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

2016 - USD 13 - raspberry - intense, raspberry, tiny gas beads, balanced

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

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

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

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 13 - 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

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

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

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

2015 - USD 15 - 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

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

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

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 15 - 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 Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 19 -

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

A shop in (plus shipment 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

A shop in Brooklyn, New York City: Heights Chateau

white Alsace muscat - Audrey et Christian Binner - Hinterburg - [sans sulfite ajouté]

2013 - USD 25 - 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, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

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

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

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

Delivery from Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

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, Sea Cliff, Long Island (10 miles North East of New York City): The Village Wine Merchant

 

French wine values tasted in 2016

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

2014 - USD 13 -

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

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

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

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

2015 - USD 14 -

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

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

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

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 15 -

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 Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

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

2014 - USD 14 - 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

A shop in (plus shipment 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

A shop in Brooklyn, New York City: Heights Chateau

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 15 -

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

A shop in (plus shipment 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

A shop in Brooklyn, New York City: Heights Chateau

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

2013 - USD 22 -

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

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

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

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

Delivery from Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

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

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

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

2014 - USD 29 - 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 shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

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

white Côtes du jura - Domaine Labet - Les Champs Rouges - Chardonnay 'nature'

2014 - USD 32 - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - onctuous but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

51-02 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, 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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