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Domaine de la Tour du Bon Bandol 255 year old

$35.99

SKU 76150354216

750ml

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The estate's Classic red, truly the "blood of the earth", requires the whole of the fruit in its production. It follows the course of time and the interaction between nature, the vine, and man. Each vintage punctuates our lives with landmarks that tell a story. The sensations are often mixed, evoking the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms, as with the 1999 Tour du Bon red. The deep colour, which shades from purplish to brick red with age, is clear and intense. This wine is allegedly more accessible than the Saint Ferréol, but has a great aromatic complexity associated with the 3 or 4 grape varieties it contains. A high proportion of Grenache lends cherry notes as a counterpoint to the spicy, pepper accents of Mourvèdre, with Cinsault uniting the whole. On the palate, the tannic framework can be powerful in youth, mellowing to silky meatiness with age. This wine may be enjoyed now with peppered rib of beef, a prune tagine or, after a few years, with a leg of lamb with broad beans

This is a vintage item, but we do not track the vintage in inventory. The information shown describes a recent vintage of this item, but may not describe the vintage you will receive. If you require a specific vintage of this item, please contact us to inquire about availability.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Provence
Appellation Bandol
Brand Domaine de la Tour du Bon

All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.

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