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Fresh and vibrant wines to buy in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

Herebelow are vibrant wines and where to buy them in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil.

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

 

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

2017 - USD 18 - lime - lime, fresh

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

 

Bottlings selected in 2017

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

2014 - USD 15 - pure - barrel, firm

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

 

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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.

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

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

2012 - USD 22 -

Vila Velha, Av. Joao Francisco Goncalves, N°100, Cobilandia : Nova Fazendinha Alimentos Fino

 

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

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