"A Bandol red genereusemet spicy, with concentration and a typical freshness of the vintage, which makes it approachable and allowing him to develop favourably in the years quinez." 16/20 RVF Guide 2017
The vineyards dominate the Valley, far from the sea, Hung of restanques
terraced, 300 m of altitude, on these slopes, forming a large circus in the shelter of the
Mistral. The high altitude of the vineyard's cool nights and a slow ripening
The vineyard is planted on a very old Triassic ground, characterized by a rate of limestone
very high. This limestone promotes the appearance of bouquets in the wines, and allows
extraction of very fine and elegant tannins. Furthermore it is him who is at the origin of the
freshness and minerality, giving an exemplary race.
20, a sizeable share of the grapes were vinified in whole. Them
grapes having reached maturity quickly, extraction in a tank made in
sweetness, there to infuse. Fermentation followed a very long
FERMENTATION (2 to 3 weeks) before running off. Ageing in casks of oak for 18
months. The Park of wrath is always being renewed. A diversification in
the choice of the Coopers and wrath of different ages to adapt to best
the breeding of each of our terroirs.
During the winter after the harvest, the 20 has finally refocused on itself after a
phase post fermentation with exuberant red, black fruits and menthol notes. The
breeding has done its effect. This closure period is essential for the
Let then develop more complex aromas. The tannins of this
Solar vintage are also taking advantage of this period to be copyrighted. Bottled since summer
20, he has now taken off and reveals a lot of seduction. Incredibly
dense, velvety and full of fruit, he also knows to keep this special breed of Mourvèdre.
Rainfall in 20 surpassed the 650 mm of water including a winter with very
rainy. So it is with significant reserves that the 20 was able to flourish and grow.
The last rain fell late April - early may, on a little requesting vegetation
water subsequently. The summer was dry and windy, but quite cold: temperature of the water, 27
July: 15 ° C, a record! The Mediterranean has really played his role of air conditioner. Then
arrived September, soft, warmer, allowing us a healthy harvest, the
ripe grapes harvested earlier than usual.
A large Bandol!
Vintage 20 turns out to be "explosive" on a pretty black, intense and spicy fruit flavors.
An expressive vintage, which reveals his latin temperament and who can not leave indifferent.