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3 Ratings
Domaine Tempier Bandol Cabassaou

Wine Details

Varietal

Mourvèdre

Style

Red

Region

ProvenceFrance

Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) "This terroir lies in the lower area of La Tourtine. The terroir is small, with particular features: first it is sheltered by the hill from the Mistral wind and it gets a light breeze that goes up along the narrow terraced slope; then it faces south, south-west which gives it maximum sun exposure. These exceptional conditions allow the Mourvedre vines - 95% in that area- to reach an ideal maturity. The low yield makes it a rare wine. This vigorous and powerful wine with its dense tannin is often ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) "This already has a little more lift on the nose than the regular Cuvee Classique, especially the leather and forest floor component. The palate is full-bodied, very intense and with good concentration. Harmonious, smooth in texture with a plump finish of blackberry, cranberry and leather. Good length. Excellent. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025"