2021 Gentle Folk Vin de Sofa
The Gentle Folk duo have been dreaming about making Vin de Sofa out of predominantly Sangiovese for a number of years now and its finally happened! Its a delicious lip smacking spicy vibrant little number that is ready to go and will keep you going through those balmy spring evenings. The wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered in August 2021 with a small addition of sulphur.
Varieties: Sangiovese, Pinot noir, Syrah & Merlot
Vineyards: Charleston (Sangiovese & Syrah), Little Creek (Pinot noir) & Morialta (Merlot)
There really are few teams in Australia doing as great a job at the moment than Adelaide Hills duo Gareth and Rainbo Belton of Gentle Folk wines. We can’t imagine how hard it is going to be to get our hands on these wines in the years to come.
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2021 Gentle Folk Vin de Sofa
What is natural wine?
The philosophy of natural wine is one of minimal-intervention, from vineyard to cellar. Natural wines are made using quality grapes, generally grown using organic and biodynamic practices, however vineyards may not always be certified as such due to the restrictive nature of these certification systems. Natural wines in most cases won't be filtered or fined, processes which generally involve the use of animal products.
Are your wines vegan friendly?
In almost all cases yes! Generally if you see "unfiltered and unfined" this will be an assurance that no animal products have been used in the process. The fining process is where conventional winemakers will often use egg and fish products (yep pretty gross) to remove sediment from wines. The sediment is natural, healthy and adds flavour so natural wine makers almost always leave some of it in.
Are your wines chemical free?
Yes, we only stock wines that use grapes grown using biodynamic or organic farming methods and will have none of the over 200 additives that can be found in conventional wines, *with the occasional exception of a tiny amount of sulphur. Some organic winemakers choose to add a small amount of sulphur (SO2) to ensure their wines travel better and last longer.
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