Natural wines to buy in Bethesda and Maryland

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Bethesda and Maryland.

A retailer that is not listed here can sell the wine ; he/she only has to contact the distributor or the importer to have the wine shipped and delivered.

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2018

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

2016 - USD 14 - intense, blackberry, grape stalk - blackberry, grape stalk, astringent, balanced acidity

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

 

Natural wines endorsed 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 18 - fresh and intense, black fruit - black fruit, much alcohol, balanced

Distributor for Maryland and Washington, DC: Washburn

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 23 -

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

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

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

2014 - USD 18 -

Distributor for Maryland and Washington, DC: Washburn

vin-de-pays wine labelwhite Vin de pays - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Sauvignon

2014 - USD 17 - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

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

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 18 -

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

white Côtes du jura - Domaine Labet - Les Champs Rouges - Chardonnay 'nature'

2014 - USD 38 - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - oily but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

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

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2015

white Vouvray - François Pinon - Les Déronnières

2014 - USD 33 - white fruit, lemon - white fruit, lemon, crisp

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

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2013

red 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

red Côtes du Rhône Brézème - Éric Texier

2011 - USD 21 - blackberry - blackberry, plum, violet, dense, not drying, juicy, balanced

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

 

There also are excellent wines with no sulfites in Bethesda, MD.

You may also read reviews on recommended wines available in Virginia, or you may request another location at the bottom of this page.

 

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