Domaine La Suffrène Bandol 2016, Provence, France
AWARD: Decanter World Wine Awards - 90 points
Producer: Domaine la Suffrene
Country Hierarchy: Provence, France
Grape/Blend: Southern Rhone Red Blend (Mourvedre 55 %, Grenache 20 %,Cinsault 15 %, Carignan 10 %)
Food Suggestion: Great with Boeuf Avignonnaise (with pimento and anchovies), braised goose with apples and seasonal vegetables or a plate of saucisson d'Arles.
Wine Style: Red - Bold and Structured
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Colour: A deep, almost opaque purple.
Aroma: Scents of prunes, blueberries and woodsmoke.
Taste: Dry and savoury with well integrated tannins that soften to produce a subtle yet lingering finish.
Since about fifteen years, their practices are similar to that of Organic Farming and their wines will be officially labeled in 2021.