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Domaine Tempier Bandol Cuvée Spéciale 1994

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

This really stinks with fetid game notes dominating before adding a light confiture of raspberry and tomato. Lovely resolved medium bodied wine in the mouth with good balance and moderately rich flavors of earth, leather, and gentle red fruits. Grew a bit longer and more linear with air and worked well with the simple food but ultimately remains a simple, rustic wine with good, very savory complexity. 2008-2011

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Domaine Tempier:
Domaine Tempier is located at Le Plan du Castellet. Its vineyards stretch over three different communities- Le Castellet, Le Beausset and La Cadière. The plots of land are thus far apart and require extra work. But the soil of these different areas yield distinctive cuvées -Spéciale, Migoua, Tourtine and Cabassaou - as well as interesting and complex blends for white, rosé and red wines. Domai... Read more
Domaine Tempier is located at Le Plan du Castellet. Its vineyards stretch over three different communities- Le Castellet, Le Beausset and La Cadière. The plots of land are thus far apart and require extra work. But the soil of these different areas yield distinctive cuvées -Spéciale, Migoua, Tourtine and Cabassaou - as well as interesting and complex blends for white, rosé and red wines. Domaine Tempier owns 30 hectares. It produces AOC Bandol exclusively - an average of 68% red, 29% rosé and 3% white wines, approximately 120,000 bottles per year. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Domaine Tempier Bandol Cuvée Spéciale

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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3.50 5
09/22/2008

This really stinks with fetid game notes dominating before adding a light confiture of raspberry and tomato. Lovely resolved medium bodied wine in the mouth with good balance and moderately rich flavors of earth, leather, and gentle red fruits. Grew a bit longer and more linear with air and worked well with the simple food but ultimately remains a simple, rustic wine with good, very savory complexity. 2008-2011



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