2613 Chatham Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
La Bastide Blanche Bandol 2012L 2012
Sku: 473908
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Product Information
Country: France
Region: Provence
Sub-Region: Bandol
Grape Varietal: Red Rhone Blend
Type: Still wine
Reg. $28.99
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Wine Spectator 92 points - Rock-solid, with dark bay and roasted chestnut leaf notes leading the way, followed by a muscular core of black currant and blackberry confiture flavors. Best from 2017 through 2024.-J.M. (Jul 29 2015)

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In the early ‘70s Michel and Louis Bronzo acquired the property of the Bastide Blanche, with an eye to produce from appellation Bandol wines the equal of more famous appellations like Cha^teauneuf. Their painstaking efforts were rewarded in 1993 when vintage conditions created the benchmark year to put Bandol in general and Bastide-Blanche, in particular, on the map of top producers in France. Common each year to their success are their very low yields, never more than 34 or 35 Hl/Ha, and simply impeccable cellar conditions and attention. Situated in St. Anne de Castellet, a terroir of Bandol rich in limestone. This, and the high proportion of Mourve`dre gives this domaine some of the most ripe and expressive of Bandol.