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.

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Game
  • White Pepper
  • Anise

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Full Body

High Tannins

Medium Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Oversized

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

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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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly