Wines with no sulfites

When in Northern California : buy these French wines

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

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: Flatiron

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

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

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: 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

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: 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

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: 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 wine bar and shop in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A wine bar and shop in Oakland, 3354 Grand Ave, Northern California: Ordinaire

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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 shop and wine bar in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A store in San Francisco, 2 New Montgomery St, Northern California: Flatiron

A wine bar and shop in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A store in San Francisco, 2 New Montgomery St, Northern California: Flatiron

A wine bar and shop in Oakland, 3354 Grand Ave, Northern California: Ordinaire

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

 

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 -

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: Flatiron

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

2015 - USD 14 -

A store at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: 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 wine bar and shop in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A wine bar and shop in Oakland, 3354 Grand Ave, Northern California: Ordinaire

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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

2013 - USD 22 -

A shop and wine bar in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A store in San Francisco, 2 New Montgomery St, Northern California: Flatiron

A wine bar and shop in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF

A store in San Francisco, 2 New Montgomery St, Northern California: Flatiron

A wine bar and shop in Oakland, 3354 Grand Ave, Northern California: Ordinaire

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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 at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: Flatiron

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 at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: Flatiron

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Charles Neal Selections, tel. 415 225 5144

 

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