A rare bottling of Cassis Rouge. This wine's blend of 80% Mourvedre and 20% Grenache could lead you to think of neighboring Bandol, however its personality is friendlier - its fruits redder and crunchier and tannins softer. An amply concentrated wine full of dusty Mourvedre spice along with a vivacious sappiness that speaks of its low yielding 50-year-old vines. A pure and pretty wine along with lift and intensity.
Pretty floral fruit that is clean (unoaked) and has a silky texture and ripe fruit. A lovely summer-sipper from southern France!
“X” is a very rare bottling from a cask (45-hectoliter foudre) of Bandol from the epic 2007 vintage that spent over nine years in barrel, developing a depth and intensity of character rare even for Pradeaux. Anyone who appreciates the...
94 POINTS, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate. "This wine is almost too good to be true. A blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache that was brought up in concrete tanks (Grenache) and demi-muids (Syrah). It's a ripe, sexy, heady...