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Fresh and vibrant wines to buy in LAX and Southern California

Herebelow are vibrant wines and where to buy them in LAX and Southern California.

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-pays-du-Jardin-de-la-France wine labelred Vin 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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

red Madiran - Denis Capmartin - Château Barréjat - Tradition

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

An online store that ships to Southern California: Bottle Barn

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 store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004, directions

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine wine labelwhite Muscadet 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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

 

Bottlings selected in 2018

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - 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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

2017 - USD 18 - lime - lime, fresh

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, firm

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - 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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

 

Bottlings selected in 2016

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

2015 - USD 13 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004, directions

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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 store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004, directions

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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 store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004, directions

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

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

2015 - USD 14 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

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

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, tel. (323) 305-7004, directions

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - 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.

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

2014 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A wine shop in Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280, directions

An online store with delivery in Northern California and Southern California: Domaine LA

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

2005 - USD 19 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A wine shop in Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280, directions

An online store with delivery in Northern California and Southern California: Domaine LA

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

2012 - USD 22 -

An online store that ships to Southern California: 67 Wine

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

 

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 read reviews on qualified vibrant wines available in Northern California, or you may request another location at the top or bottom of this page.

You may also order qualified vibrant wines online for delivery across the USA.

There also are excellent wines with no sulfites in Lax.

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