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Bandol Rosé, Dom. Tempier - 2018

Item # 32959 (3L)
$349.96/ Single Bottle
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  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer
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Tasting Notes

Lucien Peyraud's Domaine Tempier delivers fine reds and rosés from Bandol on the Mediterranean. This highly fragrant, full-bodied rosé is one of Provence's best. Salads, shellfish, or chicken dishes are natural choices for this versatile food wine. This 3L bottling is great for celebrations or to age for many years in the cellar.


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Mourvèdre

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Bandol

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Provence has some of the best vine-growing territory in the world, with a perfect Mediterranean climate tempered by the cooling effects of the sea. The region produces a broad range of wines, the majority of which pair effortlessly with the light, herb-infused cuisine of Provence.

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