91/100 The 2016 Bandol Rosé contains a hefty 60% Mourvèdre, well above the minimum 20% required by the appellation. It’s a medium-bodied, silky-textured wine, floral, complex and long, with hints of crushed stone, raspberries and cherries.
90/100 Editor’s Choice
89/100 From a number of growers on the limestone plateau north of the city of Aix-en-Provence, this crisp, full wine has a strong mineral texture along with fresh raspberry fruit, crisp acidity and a peppery aftertaste.
89/100 A fresh, focused red, with harmonious cherry, currant and mineral flavors bound together by tangy acidity. Moderate, integrated tannins detail herb and tea notes on the spice-tinged finish.
90/100 Fresh red plum, kirsch and boysenberry notes give a focused, tangy profile to this muscular, full-bodied red, with tea, floral and mineral aromas adding interest through the grippy, spice-infused finish.
88/100 Dried cherry, balsamic and licorice notes are the hallmarks of this full-bodied red, with supple tannins framing herb, olive tapenade and spice notes that weave through the finish.
88/100 This fresh, light- to medium-bodied white is creamy, boasting white peach, apricot and melon fruit, with mineral and floral underpinnings. Spice notes detail the finish. Piquepoul Blanc, Roussanne and Grenache Blanc.