Sulauze "Les Amis" Rouge Sans Soufre, Coteaux d’Aix-en Provence
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Sulauze "Les Amis" Rouge Sans Soufre, Coteaux d’Aix-en Provence - 2019

Item # 32425 750mL
$21.99/ Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

One of those energetic red wines that just invigorates the palate. This comes from the Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence in the south of France and is bottled without the addition of any sulphur. This practice helps emphasize not only the fruit but the terroir of the wine.


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Staff Pick Notes

The line between "natural" and conventionally made wine is more a question of what goes on behind the scenes than what you get in the bottle. Many natural wines are funky, cloudy, and full of sediment, but truthfully, these are stylistic decisions made by a winemaker more than something inherent. I think of an acoustic recording of a famous song—it sounds intimate, raw, and real when you can hear the squeak of their fingers across the fret, but if you want that sound on the final recording you actually have to go out of your way to mic the neck of the guitar. Bottles like the Sulauze here are some of my favorites. This is an unsulfured, whole-berry Syrah from biodynamic fruit, and it is accessible, clean, and pure. Aromatic, nicely tart, with lovely red fruit, dried herbs, and leather on the palate. A perfect red to go with fish.

- JON

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