Bandol Blanc - 2021 - Daniel Ravier
A golden robe and a delicate nose, with intense fruity and floral notes... The palate is vinous, beautifully concentrated and full-bodied... A very great white wine from Provence – never an easy thing to find!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
This cuvée is a blend of 60% Clairette, 18% Ugni Blanc, 19% Bourboulenc and 3% Marsanne, from vines around 20 years old, cultivated biodynamically and planted in the Bandol appellation on clay-limestone soils. The grapes are harvested by hand in the traditional manner with small crates. The vinification involves very little intervention: destemming of the grapes, direct pressing, temperature control, and 10 months of maturation in barrels.
Daniel Ravier, an exacting engineer born in the Savoy region, was entrusted with managing this estate by the Peyrauds, a mythic Bandol wine family. And Tempier would indeed be nothing were it not for Lucie and Lucien Peyraud, who ran the estate over four decades. Theirs was the struggle of a lifetime, in which Lucien Peyraud unquestionably became the spiritual father of Bandol, the pope of...All wines
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