Tempier’s Golden Age

Provence’s flagship Bandol estate enjoys a 21st-century renaissance
Robert Camuto
Issue: March 31, 2013

In Bandol, no other winery rivals the influence of Domaine Tempier in defining the identity of the appellation. Yet it was only a little more than a decade ago when Tempier, which makes profound, complex reds based on Mourvèdre, faced a collision of forces that threatened its future—and perhaps its survival. Wine Spectator's Robert Camuto explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 26, 2013.

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