Natural wines to buy in Rhode Island

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Rhode Island. A retailer that is not listed here can sell the wine ; he/she only has to contact the distributor or the importer.

 

French wine values tasted in 2017

red Vin de France - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Granit

2014 - USD 12 - pure - barrel, firm

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2016 - USD 12 - classic - punchy, peach, kiwi, short, lively - opens up on the second day

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes

2016 - USD 14 - grapefruit, peach - neither onctuous no stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

white Alsace muscat - Audrey et Christian Binner - Hinterburg - [sans sulfite ajouté]

2013 - USD 25 - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

 

French wine values tasted in 2016

pays wine labelred Pays - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2015 - USD 9.7 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Vin-de-table-français wine labelred Vin de table français - Domaine Rimbert - Cousin Oscar - (cinsault)

2015 - USD 9.2 - intense - punchy, varietal, balanced

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

vin-de-pays wine labelred Vin de pays - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Domaine Rimbert - Bu End - (nature)

2015 - USD 13 - an easy natural wine, very aromatic - blackcurrant, red currant - blackcurrant, red currant, a hint of volatile acidity, more aromatic intensity and less body than other bottlings from the same domain, balanced

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

red Vin de table - Domaine Rimbert - Grenachator - [grenache]

2014 - USD 15 - reminds of a Châteauneuf du Pape - abundant, punchy, for the BBQ, balanced

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

red Vin de pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche - Jérôme Jouret - En avant doute - (grenache)

2014 - USD 15 -

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière

2015 - USD 10 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

white Saint chinian - Domaine Rimbert - L'Agathe

2015 - USD 12 - little aromas - onctuous, large, fresh

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Magnum

2015 - USD 14 - white fruits, lichee, clementine - no creaminess, lichee, lemon peel, clementine, pure, minerally, a hint of salt, no stiffness, fresh / Beware to only buy magnums : 25% of the 75cl bottles are corked.

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Château-Thébaud

2012 - USD 18 -

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

white Crémant d'alsace - Stéphane Bannwarth - Les vins Pirouettes (par Binner & Compagnie) - Zéro dosage

2013 - USD 22 -

Rhode Island distributor, 55 Pawtucket Ave, Rumford: Wine Wizards, tel. (401) 434-2429

 

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