Keep it natural, baby.
Due to a disastrous Regent harvest in their own vineyard due to a drosophilia suzukii attack they decided to buy (biodynamically farmed) Regent grapes from a colleague in 2017. The grapes were picked in September, destemmed but the berries not crushed to get a bit of a carbonic effect. After a week the must was pressed and the juice kept fermenting in a big 2400l barrel which was topped up with Domina from a previous vintage.
This is 2Naturkinder: Melanie Drese and Michael Völker. Their (urban) family winery was founded in 1843 in the northern part of Bavaria on the river Main. Since 2012 they have turned it upside down: all of their 7ha are farmed organically, the juice becomes wine without additives and gets bottled without fining, filtering and – despite our Vater & Sohn blend – no added sulfites. Over the years they’ve developed from this parametric understanding to a much more holistic one. Soil to them is a living being. Together with the whole ecosystem it is part of them as they are part of it breathing the oxygen that the plants produce, attaching yeast from our fingers to the leaves of the vines, enabling the roots to connect to the mycorrhiza network to access nutrition that ends up in our body with the wine we drink.
Katie and Denny,
We are your friendly, tiny, downtown wineshop and wine bar. We're here to share the most delicious selection of natural wines available in Louisiana with you.
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210 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Temporary Store Hours
Wednesday - Saturday