Bandol (Red)

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Bandol is a tiny appellation within Provence, France that is most famous for its rich, peppery, and meaty red wines made almost exclusively with Mourvèdre.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry

  • Dark Chocolate

  • Game

  • White Pepper

  • Anise

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $40.00

Food Pairing

Bandol reds pair wonderfully alongside gamey meats including venison, buffalo burgers, barbecue, and beefy stews. Try spicing dishes with white pepper or cumin.

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