1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bandol Blanc
70% Ugni Blanc, 30% Clairette 30 years average Clay .5 ha
Bandol Rosé
40% Mourvèdre, 40% Cinsault, 20% Grenache 30 years average Clay 13 ha
Bandol Rouge
80% Mourvèdre, 15% Grenache, 5% Cinsault 30 years Clay 14 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vineyards are made up of well-ventilated clay soils on sunny hillsides, allowing for a later harvest than usual


Bandol Blanc:

• 24-hour skin maceration

• Vinified at low temperatures before bottling

• Vinified and aged in stainless stainless steel

Bandol Rouge:

• Grapes are partially de-stemmed

• Ages for 18 months in oak foudres