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Wine Spectator - 2014
Wine Spectator - 2014

Provence has made a name with rosé, but it's aIso home to one of southern France's most agreable reds : Bandol. Mourvèdre is king of this tiny appellation centered on the resort town of Bandol, accounting for at !east 50 percent of the blend in most bottlings, with some producers using up to 95 percent. The
area's other allowed grape va rieti es, including Grenache and Cinsault, play second fiddle. Mouvèdre is a demanding grape. Late-ripening and naturally low-yielding, the variety typically produces fruit with formidable tannins...