Wine Bandol AOC Chateau de la Rouviere 2003
The wine is dark ruby color with a purple hue.
This wine has a powerful taste with a buttery texture. Full, generous and well-structured wine, with the young, but not aggressive tannins. The finish is rich notes of black currant, blackberry, pepper and liquorice.
Wine has a rich spicy aroma with notes of truffle and wild nuances.
Wine perfectly complements red meat (especially in the marinade) and game dishes, lamb and goes well with cheese.
Chateau de la Rouviere - is a castle built in the 19th century, which overlooks the beautiful southern slopes of the vineyard, where there are magnificent Mourvèdre vines. Family Byunan owns this vineyard since 1969. Age of majority of vines - 50 years. In such wonderful surroundings are excellent wines with unique characteristics, one of them - red wine Château la Ruver. It is produced by the best grapes. Maceration takes place in wooden vats conical shape. Shutter speed is carried out in oak barrels.
In 1961, Paul and Pierre Byunan (Bunan), with extensive knowledge in the field of winemaking and grape growing in a Mediterranean climate, fell in love with the estate, located in the noble and highly respected wine-growing region in the south of France - Bandol.
Son Paul, Laura, went to work in the family estate domain Byunan after he returned from California, where he studied winemaking. Laurent was the first of the new generation, who opened the doors of a new and modern approach to the production of wines. Today, he is responsible for export and development, his sister Francoise is responsible for the design, which plays a central role in its strategy. Pierre daughter, Claire, has qualifications in marketing, her brother Philip hopes to become an engineer, an agronomist. Due to its excellent combination of talent in the family domain Byunan highly qualified team that prides itself on the fruits of their labor - unrivaled wines of outstanding quality.
Under the control of the family is now in three farms in Bandol, but only two belong to them: Moulin des Costes and Mas Chateau de la Rouviere, and the third, Domaine de Belouve, rent.
Vineyards farms are located in the valley of the Moulin de Coast, which terraces down to the Mediterranean, there are growing varieties Mourvedre, Grenache, age of vines which is 45 years, the vineyards are also cultivated variety Senso. Domain Byunan produces a wide range of wines - from vintage red and characteristic pink to white excellent.