Natural wines to buy in London

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

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

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2015

cheverny wine labelred Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Le litre

2014 - 7.5 € - red fruit - red fruit, light, firm

London, England, Wales and Scotland: Maison Aubert, phone: 77 9357 3166

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

2013 - 9.2 € - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

London, England, Wales and Scotland: Maison Aubert, phone: 77 9357 3166

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2014

Saint-chinian wine labelred Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Les Travers de Marceau

2012 - 7.7 € -

A shop in Maidenhead, SL6 9BR London, England: Deliciously French

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2013

vin-de-table wine labelred Vin de table - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Cousin Oscar

nv - 4.8 € - strawberry - light, easy drinking, firm

A shop in Maidenhead, SL6 9BR London, England: Deliciously French

Saint-chinian wine labelred Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Les Travers de Marceau

2011 - 7.5 € - its usual self, red fruit - balanced

A shop in Maidenhead, SL6 9BR London, England: Deliciously French

vin-de-France wine labelred Vin de France - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Le Chant de Marjolaine - Carignan

2011 - 7.7 € - red fruit dominates the palate, easy drinking, firm

A shop in Maidenhead, SL6 9BR London, England: Deliciously French

red Côtes du rhône - Éric Texier

2010 - 8.1 € - This pleases everybody, a Cotes du Rhone typical but without flaw - blackcurrent or blackberry - slightly punchy (as it should be) balanced

Over the bar at a restaurant around the corner from Smithfield Market in Clerkenwell, London: St. John

Over the bar at a restaurant across the street from London's Spitalfields Market: St. John Bread and Wine

red Côtes du Rhône Brézème - Éric Texier

2011 - 12 € - blackberry - blackberry, plum, violet, dense, not drying, juicy, balanced

Over the bar at a restaurant around the corner from Smithfield Market in Clerkenwell, London: St. John

Over the bar at a restaurant across the street from London's Spitalfields Market: St. John Bread and Wine

blush Vin de France - Marc Houtin et Julien Bresteau - La Grange aux Belles - Pink fluid

2012 - 7 € -

Over the bar at a restaurant around the corner from Smithfield Market in Clerkenwell, London: St. John

Over the bar at a restaurant across the street from London's Spitalfields Market: St. John Bread and Wine

white Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - L'Agathe - Blanc

2011 - 7 € - aromas of freshly cut hay, of starfruit - oily, starfruit, a hint of bitterness, fresh, no stiffness

A shop in Maidenhead, SL6 9BR London, England: Deliciously French

 

Price figures are for 75 cl. They represent rough estimates of tags in France wine shops, at the date of the tasting.

Wines are selected on personal criteria.

 

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