What is a plain wine and how to taste it?

Since a few years, we hear a lot about them. Some good, some not so good, everyone has their own opinion. Indeed, to taste a natural wine is to accept a new sensory adventure. We tell you everything about this new style of wine and especially how to taste it correctly to appreciate it at its true value ????

What is a natural wine?

It's a wine with no added sulfur, no inputs, no yeasts other than those in the grapes, on the vine, zero pesticides, in short it's a "naked" wine that doesn't cheat, zero chemistry, zero makeup.
Well, it's a start.

Give it time

Of course, when you open a bottle of wine, you want to drink it right away and not tomorrow. However, with natural wine, you have to make a little effort. The best thing is to open the bottle at least one hour before, so that the juice can take a little air, open up, get comfortable... The action is to be carried out all the more in the nature. With zero sulfur and zero inputs, the wine needs to be aired, decanted or slightly "shaken" andand stretch its legs at the risk of getting a reduction smell. Aromas not very sexy it must be said approaching the not very fresh egg or the stable ... (Rest assured it is normal).

Repeat the experience (often)

Not that we want to push you to drink, but for the novices of nature, the experience could from the first bottle result in a "love it or hate it" especially if the wine in question is a little reduced or still oxidized.

It's not clean, it's not serious

Tasting wines from different regions: Loire, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc, Côtes-du-Rhône, Roussillon etc... The number of winegrowers is increasing and above all it will allow you to understand and discover the richness of "natural" wine and the way it expresses itself according to the region. In Paris, "natural" wine shops are springing up like mushrooms!

Come and discover the selection of natural wines at Les Grappes!

See you at the WINE FAIR!

From September 15th to October 17th, the Wine Fair is coming to Les Grappes!

For this beautiful event, the Les Grappes team is working day and night to concoct for you a selection of our best wines. No more empty cellars, because if there are two things we fight against: it's when it rains and when there is no more wine to drink.

For the occasion, come and discover wines from French winemakers with great stories. This unique selection of wines reveals beautiful organic, natural, and biodynamic wines. As always at Les Grappes, we have at heart to highlight the sale in short circuit.

Treat yourself and enjoy aperitifs with friends or family meals at home.

Enjoy the wines of our 1,200 referenced winegrowers all over France, the opportunity for you to discover terroirs and stories! All the wines are delivered directly from the estates.

Wine Fair : Let yourself be seduced by our wines from winegrowers

Up to 30% discount on our selection of vintages

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