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Mourvèdre is THE grape of Bandol, like a macho Latino in a silk dress blowing kisses.
In southern France, as elsewhere, the ‘terroir’ does the work as the vintner relaxes with a glass of rosé in hand.
But this romantic image doesn’t last long before the enormous task performed at Chateau Pibarnon paint over the old picture to present vineyards producing red wines now ranked among the top 100 wines in the world.
In terms of Rosé, we also take a quick look at winemaking to learn that it’s sometimes a question of wines for tasting and wines for quenching thirst—a label too often placed on rosé wines…with or without ice?