Le vin au vert

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Wooden tables on the right, bottles lining the wall on the left, neon lights above the kitchen: welcome to the elegant wine shop of Étienne Lucan and Sébastien Obert, just a stone’s throw from the Marché d’Anvers. You’ll find hundreds of bottles of natural wines on display, (almost) all of which are sourced from France, and which get changed up depending on what’s new and exciting, or if any winemaker friends have passed through their shop. The day we went, we noticed all of the following in their beautiful lineup: a 2017 Mata Hari, a macerated Hérault Grenache white produced by Julie Brosselin (€27.50); L’Émouvante, a Syrah from the legendary Domaine Gramenon in the Provencal Drôme (€29); or for collectors, a 2017 Bordeaux Saint-Émilien from the Château le Puy (€31.50). It’s also worth noting that there’s a short bistro menu at night that features 5A andouillette, mussels and sautéed potatoes, and chocolate lava cake… in addition to a copious selection of wines served by the glass (€4.50 to €8). // E.T. 

The bullet-proof bottle: Castor Blanc 2016, a Jura Chardonnay from Jean-Baptiste Menigoz and Florine Kleine Snuverink (€56 for a magnum). 

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