Natural wines to buy in Chicago and Illinois

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Chicago and Illinois.

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

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

2017 - USD 15 - twinkling, almond, lichee - twinkling, almond, lichee, intensity in a very light body, aerial, fresh

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

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

2017 - USD 17 - lime - lime, fresh

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

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

2014 - USD 14 - pure - barrel, firm

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - 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 Illinois: Maverick Wine

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

2016 - USD 17 - grapefruit, peach - neither oily nor stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

pays wine labelred Pays - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2015 - USD 12 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

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

2015 - USD 13 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

savoie wine labelwhite Savoie - Domaine Giachino - Monfarina

2014 - USD 15 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick Wine

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

2015 - USD 17 - 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 Illinois: Maverick Wine

Vouvray wine labelwhite Vouvray - François Pinon - Sec

2014 - USD 17 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick Wine

white Apremont - Domaine Giachino - Primitif

2015 - USD 17 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick Wine

white Vouvray - François Pinon - Magnum millésimé Brut

2005 - USD 18 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick Wine

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

2012 - USD 21 -

Distributor for Illinois: Maverick Wine

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 Illinois: Original Wine Company‎

 

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