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Selection of wine delivery in Maryland

You may also order Merlot varietal wines (that i have qualified) online for delivery across the USA.

The following text is a tip.No producer of Merlot varietal wines is registered for: Maryland.

This is why the scope has been widened to: Chesapeake Bay.

Here is my selection of Merlot varietal wines.

 

Bottlings selected in 2020

Villemade - - vin-de-France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade

Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - USD 19 - 2019

 

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

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

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - (gamay)

2018 - USD 19 - raspberry, foxy - raspberry, foxy, deep, juicy, firm

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine wine labelMuscadet Sèvre et Maine - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2018 - USD 16 - joyful - almond, lichee - almond, lichee, a very light body, fresh

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

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Blanc (1 litre)

2018 - USD 18 - nice - vibrant, a little stiff, vivid

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

 

Bottlings selected in 2018

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

2017 - USD 16 - twinkling, almond, lichee - twinkling, almond, lichee, intensity in a very light body, aerial, fresh

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

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

2017 - USD 18 - lime - lime, fresh

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

Cheverny [Loire] wine labelCheverny [Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - [70% sauvignon blanc, 30% chardonnay]

2017 - USD 24 - very aromatically intense, very pure - passion fruit, nougat, peach, apricot - passion fruit, peach, apricot, no stiffness, fresh

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, 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

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

2016 - USD 15 - classic - punchy, peach, kiwi, short, lively - opens up on the second day

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

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

2016 - USD 18 - grapefruit, peach - neither oily nor stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

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

Cheverny [Loire] wine labelCheverny [Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - [70% sauvignon blanc, 30% chardonnay]

2016 - USD 23 -

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

 

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

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

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

2015 - USD 14 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

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

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

2015 - USD 18 - 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.

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

Vouvray wine labelVouvray - François Pinon - Sec - (chenin)

2014 - USD 18 -

A store in Potomac, Maryland: Beltway Fine Wines, 11325 Seven Locks Road, MD 20854, Tel: 410-668-8884

A store in Laurel, Maryland: Corridor Fine Wine and Spirits, 3321 Laurel-Fort Meade Road, MD 20724, Tel: 301-617-8507

A store in Washington, DC: MacArthur Beverages

A shop in Bristol, Virginia, VA 24201: Inari Wines

A store in Charlottesville, Virginia, VA 22901: Wine Warehouse

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

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

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

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

vin-de-pays [Cheverny wine labelVin de pays [Cheverny - Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

sauvignon blanc - USD 18 - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

Cheverny [Loire] wine labelCheverny [Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 19 -

Virginia distributor: Williams Corner

Vouvray - François Pinon - Magnum millésimé Brut - (chenin)

2005 - USD 19 -

A store in Potomac, Maryland: Beltway Fine Wines, 11325 Seven Locks Road, MD 20854, Tel: 410-668-8884

A store in Laurel, Maryland: Corridor Fine Wine and Spirits, 3321 Laurel-Fort Meade Road, MD 20724, Tel: 301-617-8507

A store in Washington, DC: MacArthur Beverages

A shop in Bristol, Virginia, VA 24201: Inari Wines

A store in Charlottesville, Virginia, VA 22901: Wine Warehouse

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

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

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

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

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

2012 - USD 22 -

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

 

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

 

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