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Fresh and vibrant wines to buy in Manila and Philippines

The following text is a tip.No producer of vibrant wines is registered for: Manila and Philippines.

This is why the scope has been widened to: Asia.

The establishments qualified sell by the bottle with no obligation to make another purchase (even if they are bistros). You could ask for wine shipment to and delivery in Manila and Philippines.

 

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

Japan distributor: Kataoka

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

 

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

2017 - USD 18 - lime - lime, fresh

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, firm

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

 

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

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

Japan distributor: Kataoka

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

Japan distributor: Kataoka

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

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

Japan distributor: Kataoka

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

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

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

Japan distributor: Kataoka

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.

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

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

2012 - USD 22 -

Japan, 〒101-8530 Tōkyō, Kanda, Chiyodaku, with an online store: Toashoji Passion Cellar

Korea, 58 Samjak-Ro 96 Beon-Gil, Bucheon-Si, Gyeongi-Do: The Artisan Wine Selection Red Sugar

Korea, 140-879 Seoul, Ichon-Ro 5, Nr. 801, Yongsan-Gu: Vinaroma Korea

Taiwan, 81355 Kaoshiung City, N°288 Xinzhuang 1st Road, Zuoying District: Rue Du Vin

Singapore distributor, 64 Neil Road, Singapore 088834: KOT Selections

 

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 another area of Asia such as: JP, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, or you may request any location in the box below.

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