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Natural wine in Chesapeake Bay

Herebelow are natural wines that I recommend and how to buy them from Chesapeake Bay.

The establishments qualified sell by the bottle with no obligation to make another purchase (even if they are bistros).

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

red Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Chapeau melon - (merlot de cuve)

2018 - USD 15 - intense - yellow pepper, plum - yellow pepper, plum, dense, dries the mouth, easy, round

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

red Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Impair… ! - (cabernet sauvignon, élevage 50% en barrique)

15-17 - USD 19 - served cool: a great aromatic intensity, a high purity - ripe varietal (so no pepper), blackcurrant pie, moka - pie crust, blackcurrant, present on the palate with a beautiful maturity of cabernet sauvignon (so no pepper), moka, full, bitter, dries the mouth, round

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

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

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

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors

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

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

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

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

white Vin de france [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Q blanc - Ugni blanc

2018 - USD 18 - a great aromatic intensity - nougat - smooth, nougat, white fruit, powerful but hollow, fresh

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

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

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

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors

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

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

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

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

Alsace wine labelwhite Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Y’a plus qu’à - (sylvaner et auxerrois)

2017 - USD 19 - a huge aromatic intensity - nougat, yeast, bitter - nougat, yeast, broad then hollow, beading, bitter, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

alsace wine labelwhite Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2016 - USD 19 - intense, pink grapefruit - aromatic, pink grapefruit, a little steep, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

white Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2017 - USD 22 - white fruit - little smoothness, white fruit then bitter, thin but fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

Crémant d'Alsace [sparkling] wine labelwhite Crémant d'Alsace [sparkling] - Domaine Rietsch - Extra Brut Nature

15+16 - USD 26 - yeast - baked apple, brioche, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

white Wein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Blanc

2017 - USD 31 - the aromatics are enormously intense - grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat - not onctuous, airy, grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat, gaz beads, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

Wein-aus-Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] wine labelwhite Wein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - Holy Chapel - Pinot Blanc

2016 - USD 32 - very pure and intense - zest, lemon pie, bitter - velvety, nougat, lemon pie, bitter, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

 

Bottlings selected in 2018

Alsace wine labelwhite Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Y'a plus qu'à - (sylvaner et auxerrois)

2016 - USD 18 -

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - 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

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors

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

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

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

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2016 - USD 19 - fresh and intense, black fruit - black fruit, much alcohol, balanced

Distributor for Maryland and Washington, DC: Washburn

white Crémant d'Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Brut

NV - USD 19 -

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

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

2016 - USD 23 -

An online store with delivery in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Manchester Wine and Liquors

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

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

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

An online store with delivery in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC: Leon & Son

An online store with delivery in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC: Solano Cellars

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

2013 - USD 30 - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

An online store with delivery in Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia: Wine Therapy

 

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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