Bandol, Provence

La Bastide Blanche

Bandol Mourvèdre Blend Rosé 2018

The 2018 Domaine de la Bastide Blanche Rosé is absolutely stunning. Composed of predominately Mourvèdre, with the remaining Grenache and Cinsault, this begins with gorgeous aromas of fresh white peaches, strawberries, lemon zest, orange blossoms, crushed stones and a light dusting of dried herbs that all come together beautifully. On the palate this is bright, vivid and beautifully textured, with remarkable overall precision and balance all the way through the mouth watering finish. This Rosé has it all, and it will be extremely difficult to come across a more compelling Rosé in this price range. — 10 days ago

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@P A it’s an amazing value!

Domaine de la Tour du Bon

Saint Ferréol Bandol Mourvedre 2011

Mmm. Currants, raisons, dates, leather, and some bretty barnyard funk. Nice.

Lots of currants and dried dark fruit up front, but balanced with fairly bright acidity and leathery, earthy tannins. Spice notes also linger.

Delicious albeit rustic wine, especially with food. Tannin quality suggests that this still has a good bit of time ahead of it.
— 14 days ago

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Domaine de l'Olivette

Bandol Mourvedre Blend 2017

John Howard
9.1

Classic Bandol rose’ with a full mouthfeel. Mouthwatering. I agree with @Geoff Troup, poor man’s Tempier. Killer value. — 21 days ago

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Château Pradeaux

Bandol Mourvedre 2010

Lyle Fass
9.3

Still young, autumn leaves, red berry fruit, chestnut, kind of get an old school Barolo vibe, hint of raisins, juicy ripe and velvety, terrific acidity, fresh, so pure, big tannic, chewy, needs 10 years. Sappy and echoing finish. So classic. — 6 days ago

Neil, Severn and 12 others liked this

Domaine Tempier

Bandol Rosé 2017

Wow this is great. Medium salmon color. Intense nose of citrus, grapefruit and pine needles. Very sharp and spicy palate. Ends long. Excellent. — 11 days ago

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Domaine de Fregate

Bandol Blanc 2017

Actually a rose. Was very good with very nice floral notes. I believe it is not distributed in US. (Purchased in France at the vineyard.) — 13 days ago

Domaine Tempier

Bandol Rouge Mourvedre Blend

What a GREAT difference from@2017 vintage, in a much better way! The nose is a little grasses, and a slight petroleum funk, the palate is balanced and crisp, wonderful@wine to ienjoy on a hot summer evening in Indiana!!! — 14 days ago

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Château de Pibarnon (Comte de Saint Victor)

Bandol Mourvedre Blend 2010

Really good. Black cherry, blue and cassis fruits. Fennel. White pepper. Earthy finish. Savory. Excellent length. — a day ago

Hermes, Anthony De and 2 others liked this

Domaine Tempier

Cuvée Spéciale La Migoua Bandol Mourvedre Blend 2016

Interesting Southern France wine. Aromas of pronounced berry and floral scents. On the palate raspberry and plum flavors, currant like. Aged in oak for about 20 months. Well balanced, still very tight, long finish but needs time to develop. Tasting Sample. — 12 days ago

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Domaine La Suffrene

Bandol Rosé Mourvedre Blend 2018

Salmon in colour and very southern France in the nose - with some shy melon and berry but pronounced rosemary, lavender, herbs de Provence. Nice structure with some weight, a touch of tannin and great juicy acidity with a salty finish. This is a great food wine and a nice example of Bandol rosé. — 23 days ago

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