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Fresh and vibrant wines to buy in Edmonton and Alberta

Herebelow are vibrant wines and where to buy them in Edmonton and Alberta.

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

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

vin de France wine labelred Vin 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 shop and a street store at 722 11th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E4, Canada: Metrovino, tel 403.205.3356

 

Bottlings selected in 2016

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

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

An online shop and a street store at 722 11th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E4, Canada: Metrovino, tel 403.205.3356

vin-de-pays wine labelred Vin 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 shop and a street store at 722 11th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E4, Canada: Metrovino, tel 403.205.3356

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

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

An online shop and a street store at 722 11th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E4, Canada: Metrovino, tel 403.205.3356

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

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

An online shop and a street store at 722 11th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E4, Canada: Metrovino, tel 403.205.3356

 

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

You may also try Manitoba.

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