Producer Note: The grapes used to make our rosé come from selected parcels where the vines are on average 20 years old. The yields are low, which explains the intense concentration and distinct expression of each varietal in this wine. The presence of Mourvedre gives this wine its strong character, balance and complexity. An intense fruit and floral nose make this an attractive rosé. The palate is rounded and full with fruity aromas of peach and pomegranate, followed by delicate spice notes and a pleasant freshness created by acidic balance.
Tempier Rosé is beautifully balanced. It is made up of crunchy yet opulent fruit bolstered by a refreshing shock of blood orange crispness. It really sits well above all other Bandol & Provence rose. It’s a great match with grilled seafood, antipasti platters and of course bouillabaisse. We all think of rose for Summer, but this wine is so good it’s perfect in winter with the right food. – Ian Cook, FWC
Tempier's 2018 Bandol Rose marks another successful vintage for this consistent standout. It's light to medium-bodied, not overly ripe or rich, but all about balance and refreshment. Tangerine and melon aromas and flavors hit all the right notes, lingering on the already elegant finish. 89-92 points. – Jeb Dunnuck, The Wine Advocate