The Best Organic Wines for Fall and Winter
Pride Journeys takes a look at some of their favorite new wines including some of the best organic wines for fall and winter.
Cherries & Rainbows – Languedoc, France – SRP $22.00 Unconventional and lighthearted, Cherries & Rainbows hails from Minervois, France. It’s made with zero added sulfur (sans soufre in French) in an eco-friendly winery. Cherries & Rainbows is ideal for the modern wine drinker in search of sustainably farmed, small lot options. It’s a bottle that celebrates the natural wine movement, bringing this fresh, bright, and chillable red to adventurous drinkers. The ripeness and inherent nature of each grape comes through in the final product, with the Merlot showing dark, round fruit and the Syrah contributing spice and earth.
Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Blanc – Entre du Mers, Bordeaux, France – SRP $15.99
Its color is reminiscent of the palest yellow diamond shimmering in the sun. The nose reveals fresh citrus peel and zest, crisp Bartlett pear, honeysuckle, and a chalky minerality found on the palate as well. The mouthfeel reveals a prominent acidity with soft edges, lemon chiffon, honeydew melon, and hints of passionfruit.
Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Rouge – Entre du Mers, Bordeaux, France – SRP $15.99
Translucent ruby red hue with cool aromatics, green herbal notes, cedar, cypress, and red currant. Palate reveals ripe red fruit, red plums, raspberries, ripe blueberries, along with cigar box spice, pencil shavings, and a strong cypress note on the finish.
Koyle La Flor Sauvignon Blanc – San Antonio Valley, Chile – SRP $14.99
Floral aromas with notes of freesia, fresh pineapple, guava, white peaches, and green strawberries giving way to white grapefruit, honeysuckle crème brûlée, beachy grasses, and a sea breeze salinity on the palate. La Flor has defined and elevated acidity and a clean mouthfeel that leaves you wanting for more.
Biokult Gruner Veltliner – Qualitätswein from Austria – Burgenland – SRP $15.99
Aromatics of crunchy apple, green pear, tarragon, and catnip. On the palate, the bracing acidity, lime zest, and juice give way to white pepper, tarragon, scallion, with a chalky mineral saline finish that lingers.
Tarantas Tempranillo Crianza – Utiel-Requena, Valencia, Spain – SRP $12.99
Aromas of ripe sour cherries, balsam, herbal notes, fresh pipe tobacco, dill, while the palate displays classic notes of vanilla cherry cola, cedar, cypress, leather, and baking spice. Exhibits silky, integrated tannins balanced with prominent acidity, medium-plus body.
To purchase the wines listed above, or to learn more, please visit www.NaturalMerchants.com or www.Winc.com