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Red wine to buy in Washington metropolitan area

You may also order red wine (that i have qualified) online for delivery across the USA.

Herebelow are red wine and where to buy them in Washington metropolitan area.

Here is my selection of red wine. The establishments must sell by the bottle (without asking you to purchase anything else, even if they are bistros). []

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

Vin-de-pays-du-Jardin-de-la-France wine labelVin de pays du Jardin de la France - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - La Pépie - Cabernet franc

2018 - USD 14 - a very good imitation of a Mediterranean wine, but less alcohol - red fruit - velvety, fat and sweet, red fruit, balanced acidity

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Connecticut, New York State, New Jersey, Washington, DC: Flatiron NYC, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

A wine shop at 10 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC: Domestique, website, itineraries, tel. (202) 853-3897

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company, website, itineraries

vin de France wine labelVin de France - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Domaine Rimbert - Bu End

2018 - USD 16 - an easy natural wine, very aromatic - blackcurrant, white pepper - blackcurrant, more aromatic intensity and less body than other bottlings from the same domain, tiny gas beads, balanced acidity

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2018

Vin-de-France wine labelVin de France - Domaine Navarre - Vin d'Œillades - (œillade)

2016 - USD 15 - intense, blackberry, grape stalk - blackberry, grape stalk, astringent, balanced acidity

Distributor for Virginia, Washington, DC, and Montgomery county, Maryland: Williams Corner, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, firm

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Connecticut, New York State, New Jersey, Washington, DC: Flatiron NYC, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

A wine shop at 10 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC: Domestique, website, itineraries, tel. (202) 853-3897

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company, website, itineraries

 

Bottlings selected in 2016

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

2015 - USD 13 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Connecticut, New York State, New Jersey, Washington, DC: Flatiron NYC, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

A wine shop at 10 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC: Domestique, website, itineraries, tel. (202) 853-3897

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company, website, itineraries

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

2015 - USD 12 - intense - punchy, varietal, balanced

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

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

2015 - USD 16 - 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

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

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

2014 - USD 19 - reminds of a Châteauneuf du Pape - abundant, punchy, for the BBQ, balanced

An online store with delivery in South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: 67 Wine, website

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: De Wine Spot, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2015

Vin-de-pays-du-Jardin-de-la-France wine labelVin de pays du Jardin de la France - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière, Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Cabernet franc

2013 - USD 12 - served a bit cool - green pepper - green pepper

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Shipping from Culpeper, Virginia, VA 22701: The Frenchman's Cellar

Delivery from Lexington, Virginia, VA 24450: Washington Street Purveyors

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

2014 - USD 13 - serve a bit cool - blackcurrant - blackcurrant, lean but not stiff, firm

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Shipping from Culpeper, Virginia, VA 22701: The Frenchman's Cellar

Delivery from Lexington, Virginia, VA 24450: Washington Street Purveyors

 

Bottlings selected in 2014

pays wine labelPays - Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2013 - USD 12 - served a bit cool : a better replacement to rosé - redcurrant - redcurrant, lean but not stiff, firm

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Shipping from Culpeper, Virginia, VA 22701: The Frenchman's Cellar

Delivery from Lexington, Virginia, VA 24450: Washington Street Purveyors

 

Bottlings selected in 2013

pays wine labelPays - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2012 - USD 12 - served cool: a better replacement to rosé - ripe cherry - dense, cherry, no manipulation or off aromas, no stiffness

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Distributor for Virginia and Washington, DC: Roanoke Valley Wine Company

Shipping from Culpeper, Virginia, VA 22701: The Frenchman's Cellar

Delivery from Lexington, Virginia, VA 24450: Washington Street Purveyors

Côtes du rhône - Éric Texier

2010 - USD 16 - This pleases everybody, a Cotes du Rhone typical but without flaw - blackcurrent or blackberry - slightly punchy (as it should be) balanced

Maryland distributor: Premier Beverage, tel. 410-401-9300

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

Côtes du Rhône Brézème - Éric Texier

2011 - USD 22 - blackberry - blackberry, plum, violet, dense, not drying, juicy, balanced

Maryland distributor: Premier Beverage, tel. 410-401-9300

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

 

Price figures are only rough estimates of the US retail tags, at the date of the tasting. Wines are selected on personal criteria.

You may also try Chesapeake Bay.

There also are must-taste natural wines in Washington metropolitan area.

 

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