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Selection of wine delivery in Canada

You may order from an online merchant for shipping to and delivery in Canada. The present comparison shopping website only shows online selling stores with shipments across Canada. As a complement, you may consult availability province by province by typing the province name in a search box (at the top with sometimes a little sulfur, at the bottom around 10 mg/l).

Here is my selection of vibrant wines.

 

Bottlings selected in 2020

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie wine labelMuscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie - Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière

2019 - USD 16 - no problem - radiant - no velvety, radiant, no stiffness, fresh

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie wine labelMuscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie - Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - Clos des Briords Vieilles vignes

2019 - USD 19 - crystalline, mineral, fresh but not stiff

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

2014 - USD 26 - almond, star fruit, nougat - no smoothness and very intense, almond, star fruit, nougat, fresh

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

 

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

Madiran - Denis Capmartin - Château Barréjat - Tradition

2016 - USD 15 - red fruit, spice - fruit-forward, accessible, dries the mouth, full but with balanced acidity

Bottle Barn

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

The Natural Wine Company

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

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

Flatiron NYC

The Natural Wine Company

 

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

2017 - USD 18 - lime - lime, fresh

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, firm

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

 

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

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

The Natural Wine Company

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

The Natural Wine Company

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

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

The Natural Wine Company

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

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

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

The Natural Wine Company

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.

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

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

2014 - USD 18 -

Flatiron NYC

Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants

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

2005 - USD 19 -

Flatiron NYC

Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants

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

2012 - USD 22 -

Gordon's

Flatiron NYC

Domestique

 

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 Canada. The following places show recommended wines: Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, or try the wineshop explorer below.

There also are must-taste natural wines in Canada.

 

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