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2014 Begude Bandol Rouge

Producer: Domaine de la Begude
Country/Region: France - Provence - Bandol AOC
Ratings:
WE
94

Eye: dark ruby colored
Nose: Intense, aromatic, fresh and elegant
Mouth: Structured on black fruits flavors, lightly woody , tanins are strong and firm in their early days (<5years). Good acidity give freshness backbone and great fruit/alcoholic balance . Delicate final on spices.

Opening: Decant 4-6 hours before serving

2014 Begude Bandol Rouge

Vintage: 2014
Grape Varietals: 90% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache.
ABV: 13.5%
Aging: 18 months in oak cask
Serving Temp: 60-65°F
Closure: Cork
Agricultural Method: Organic
Production: 10 000 bottles

Wine Making Notes:

Soil: Clay-limestone
Culture: Organic without pesticides nor chemicals additives
Yield: 20 hectoliters/hectare
Harvest: Manual in small cases
Winemaking: Double sorting, 100% destemming, skin contact, with daily sticking in order to optimize color and aromatic extraction
Alcoholic fermentation: 15 days followed by malolactic fermentation.
Aging: 18 months in oak cask


Pairings:

Grilled lamb, meat cooked with sauce, southern French cuisine and tasty dishes (tajines, couscous, paellas).

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
F0EE378055MVS 750ml 6 Glass 7 84585 00330 3 1 07 84585 00330 0 $32.00