The great Bandol Battle of Aught Eight - Printable Version

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- VouvrayHead - 03-20-2010 03:45 PM

2008 Tempier Rose vs. 2008 La Bastide Blanche Rose.

The Tempier was $30, the Bastide Blance was $20.

Tempier: Mineral-driven. Bone Dry. Cherries. Something slightly herbal. Super long finish (shockingly long--never experienced anything like it in a rose). Complex. Great Balance. Victoria Tennant in L.A. Story

La Bastide Blanche: Fruit-Forward. Crisp. Oranges and Strawberries. Gently sweet. Sarah Jessica Parker in L.A. Story.

Claire and I preferred the Tempier, Others preferred the La Bastide Blanche.

Both terrific.

- TheEngineer - 03-20-2010 04:40 PM

Nice! And the Analogues, [img][/img]