2023 Gentle Folk Vin de Sofa

A Sangiovese dominant blend made for couch times, good times, or just any time! A loveable, slurpable red.
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Gareth Belton is on the cutting edge of the natural winemaking movement. From the soil to the glass, every effort is taken by him and his wife Rainbo to preserve the natural vitality of his organically grown fruit.

Here there's no additives, no fining. This is as un-doctored wine gets and it's a great thing to drink.

The Vin de Sofa is a pun on the French wine term Vin de Soif -"Soif means thirsty, sofa means chill". A wine of refreshment to drink anytime (sofa not necessary).

It's made from mainly Sangiovese, with supporting roles played by Pinot Noir, Gamay, Syrah, Merlot, Grenache & Mataro. Take Gareth's advice and pop this in the fridge for half an hour before drinking, it really comes to life with a chill. This fun, creative wine is best enjoyed with friends.

4.7
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews
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3 reviews
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    Robbie L.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Decent Sunday drop

    enjoyed this lightly chilled with a sunday lunch and after on the sofa. lives up to its name.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Mariana A.
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    3 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Excellent Summer Choice!

    This wine is not small talk. This Pinot Blend brings together the fruity summer notes of wild berries but this time chilled! Yes, it is great to serve chilled. Cheers,

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Bobby D.
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    4 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Really smashable natural wine

    An absolute belter - fruity goodness that won’t stop at one

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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Gentle Folk

Gareth and Rainbo Belton are the Gentle Folks, both in name and in sensibility. They are gentle, soulful people, both originally seaweed experts, who turned their hands to farming grapes with an organic and sustainable approach. Today they are crafting some of the most legitimately exciting and exceptional Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the Adelaide Hills and are firmly rooted in the upper echelon of Australia's lo-fi wine scene.

Their wines cover multiple sub-regions across the Adelaide Hills. There are no additions during the winemaking process, save for a splash of SO2 at bottling to keep the wines pristine as they travel from the Beltons' home to yours. The worlds of fine wine and natural wine collide in the Gentle Folk range. They are beautiful people making increasingly breathtaking wines that you definitely want to check out.

Gareth Belton in one of his vineyards - Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA Gentle Folk

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