Bandol's Big Reds
Mourvèdre makes a statement in one of France's friendliest wine regions
Issue: July 31, 2003
France's Mediterranean coast between Marseille and the Italian border is most famous for the Riviera, home to skimpy bikinis, Monte Carlo casinos and big yachts -- a playground for the rich. Fortunately, jet-set retreats have not yet conquered all portions of this idyllic coast.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2003.