Bandol Rouge Cuvée Collection - 2016 - Jean Baptiste Dutheil de la Rochère
A concentrated, deeply coloured wine... The palate is intense, with lots of freshness, silky tannins, superb texture, and an invigorating saline structure.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Organic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2034
This cuvée is a blend of 98% very old Mourvèdre with a touch of Grenache Noir and Cinsault for the rest, from vines farmed organically, facing southeast, and planted on clay-limestone terraces with silica in the subsoil. Hand-picked in small crates. Vinification is traditional but without any chemical additives. Vatting for 8 to 10 days, with temperature control, then maturation in 50-hl oak barrels for 18 to 24 months depending on the year.
Jean-Baptiste Dutheil de la Rochère
Jean-Baptiste Dutheil recently took up the torch at his family estate, an exceptional viticultural heritage site which his family has cared for over five generations. This 14-hectare estate, planted around the commune of Ste-Anne d'Evenos, was founded in the 16th century. The château was undoubtedly among the pioneers of environmentally respectful farming practices, as well as of natural...All wines
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