PIBARNON Bandol 2014
Bandol 2014

PIBARNON Bandol 2014

Bandol 2014
Pibarnon Bandol 2014
Retail Price: $50
DDWA Score: 89.5
Value Rating: 3.6
Great Value
Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: September 4, 2018

90% Mourvedre, 10% Grenache from Pibarnon’s Estate vineyard looking down on The Mediterranean. Deep, dark fruits go hand in hand with dark chocolate, smoked game and meat locker. Very structured and built to last – as good as it is now, I suspect this will shed its primary fruit and add layers of complexity in the future. 2025-2030 best drinking time, I’m guessing. Pibarnon is one of the great producers of Bandol, and this 2014 shows off their stellar reputation.

30-50 year old vines. Cement tank ferment, aged in large French oak barrels, small % new.

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