Bandol Rosé 2016

Hecht & Bannier


The Hecht Bannier Bandol is a rosé for fall and winter, based on nearly 60% of Mourvedre, the wine is complex, with more structure than a traditional rosé in Provence. This is a wine of great, even exquisite, finesse which, unlike many rose wines, will age beautifully in bottle. Young, the wine offers the aroma and flavor of blood orange and dried apricot. With bottle age, after five years, the wine will gain in richness, power and depth.

Terroir: Sourced from Mourvedre grown in the finest, coolest and latest-ripening sites of the Bandol appellation.

Additional Information

Intense and aromatic, the wine offers the aroma and flavor of blood orange, grapefruit and dried apricot. It brings volume, roundness and freshness to the palate. With bottle age, after five years, the wine will gain in richness, power and depth.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Bandol
  • Winemaker: Gregory Hecht & Francois Bannier
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Limestone
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Varietals: 60% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache, 10% Cinsault

Recent Press

  • Score: 91 Points

    The Wine Advocate Author: Joe Czerwinski
    Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    The 2016 Bandol Rosé contains a hefty 60% Mourvdre, 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.

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