Chateau d'Azur

Bandol Rouge 2011

BANDOL ROUGE 2011

The winegrower : Mr Charavel Paul & MrGael Cluchier
Annual production : 3 000 bottles
Alc. : 14.5% vol
Available in : 75cl, 50cl
Grape Variety(ies): 80% Mourvédre, 20% Grenache
Type of soil : argilo sableux
Yield: 30 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 24 years
Harvest : Manual

VINIFICATION

Crushing and de-stemming. Fermentation and maceration during 1 mouth in inox tank. Pumping over all the days. Press. Blending press wine and free run wine.


Maturing
: Ageing during 18 mouth Oak barrels.
Aging potential: Laying down : 8‐10 years

CHARACTERISTICS

Very clear and bright garnet color wine. Powerful nose with aromas of ripe red fruits  (currant, blackberry) spices (liquorice and pepper) with toasted nuts, toast and vanilla. Ample wine with lots of volume and freshness. Spicy notes are followed by fruity (very ripe fruit).

FOOD PAIRINGS

Good match with beef, meet sauce. Cheese and chocolate cake. To serve at 16‐17°C

AWARDS

• Guide hachette des vins 2014 (1 * )
• Silver medal concours général agricole de Paris 2014

Winemaker Comments:
“Character Wine”