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Fresh and vibrant wines to buy in Antilles

Herebelow are vibrant wines and where to buy them in Antilles.

Here is my selection of vibrant wines. 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 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 the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, website

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

15+16 - USD 26 - yeast, toasted bread - baked apple, brioche, toasted almond, nougat, dry but not stiff, fresh

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Aruba: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bahamas: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Barbados: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bermuda: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Dominican Republic: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, El Salvador: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Guadeloupe: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Jamaica: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Martinique: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Netherlands Antilles: La Cave des papilles, website

Crémant [sparkling] - Domaine Buronfosse - Brut - Chardonnay & savagnin

2016 - USD 37 - lots of pressure - toast, honeysuckle, grapefruit - fine bubbles, honeysuckle, grapefruit, dry and fresh

An online store with delivery in the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

NV - USD 19 -

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Aruba: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bahamas: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Barbados: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bermuda: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Dominican Republic: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, El Salvador: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Guadeloupe: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Jamaica: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Martinique: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Netherlands Antilles: La Cave des papilles, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2016

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 the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, 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 the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, 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 the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, website

Saint chinian - Domaine Rimbert - L'Agathe - (clairette, roussanne, rolle, grenache blanc)

2015 - USD 15 - little aromas - oily, large, fresh

An online store with delivery in the Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint-Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, USVI: The Natural Wine Company, website

Crémant d'Alsace wine labelCrémant d'Alsace - Domaine Rietsch - Extra Brut Nature

2013 - USD 23 -

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Aruba: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bahamas: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Barbados: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Bermuda: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Dominican Republic: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, El Salvador: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Guadeloupe: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Jamaica: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Martinique: La Cave des papilles, website

An online wine shop with delivery to your door, Netherlands Antilles: La Cave des papilles, website

 

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

If the results above are too vague or the wine shops too distant from your area, then you may wish to explore a location more specific than Antilles. The following places show recommended wines: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, USVI, or try the wineshop explorer below.

There also are must-taste natural wines in Antilles.

 

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