Grower: Axel Prüfer
Region: Languedoc, France
Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Clairette
Viticulture: Organic and Biodynamic
What we know about Axel Pruffer: he’s originally from East Germany, immigrated to France and began his natural wine career around 3 decades ago. Since, he’s taken an intuition-led approach...
Grower: Cantina Giardino
Region: Campania, Italy
Grape Varieties: Coda Di Volpe
A tiny 70 year-old plot of coda di volpe (fox's tail) planted amongst vines of the more easily recognised Campanian grape, aglianico. This is driven, spicy, chalky and utterly drinkable.
Grower: Laurent Saillard
Region: Touraine, Loire, France
Grape Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc (80%), Chardonnay (20%)
Viticulture: Uncertified organic with biodynamic practices
Sauvignon blanc brings minerality, acidity, and a bit of pithy herbal character, and chardonnay brings the charisma. A happy little duet, versatile with most food.
Grower: Nino Barraco
Region: Marsala, Sicily, Italy
Grape Varieties: Nero d'Avola
A vibrant, salty and completely unlikely rosé fashioned from early-picked nero d'Avola. We can't think of many better accompaniments to any number of plates of Sicilian antipasti.
Grower: Sébastien Morin
Region: Beaujolais, France
Grape Varieties: Gamay
Viticulture: Uncertified Organic
Gamay from old vines, planted on sand and granitic soils. A bursting acidity coupled with plump fruit makes it an entirely quaffable wine but would reward it’s buyer for a...
Region: Liguria, Italy
Grape Varieties: Pigato
Another absolute stunner from winemaker Aris Blancardi; Rucantu shows tension, flint, mineral as the backbone to ripe, expressive fruit.