Every wine in the world has sulphites, its a natural part of winemaking that simply cannot be avoided. However the level that you are exposed to can be.
Labelling laws state, that if a wine has less than 10 mg/l of sulphites only then a winemaker does not need to state this on the label, therefore making a wine 'sulphite free'. This however does not quite correlate with the scientific data which after tests have shown that individuals with a high intolerance to sulphites can withstand levels of up to 20 mg/l of sulphites.
Some of the wines in this section will contain added sulphites which is detailed on each individual page.
Despite Auxerrois being a renowned grape variety in Alsace, this sparkling wine is by no means just another interpretation. Traditionally bottle-fermented, then spending 24 months maturing in the bottle with...