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Le Cadet de la Bégude

The nobility of the terroir of Provence and the signature of the Tari family, raised in Chateau Giscours in Bordeaux and the Domaine de la Bégude, 7th generations of vine growers, give birth to this valiant Cadet. A selection with the fragrance of freedom, respectful of its environment, carried by the breath of the Mistral wind and the light of the Mediterranean sea.

ORIGIN: IGP Méditerranée
CATEGORY: Red
VINTAGE: 2017
ALC./VOL: 14%
VOLUME: 75cl
BLEND: Mourvèdre 35%, Grenache 35%, Cinsault 30%
SOIL: Clay and limestone
CULTURE: No weed killers, pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Certified organic by Ecocert label
YIELD: 30 hectoliters / hectare Production: 35,000 bottles approx
PRODUCTION: 335 000 bouteilles env.
HARVEST: Manual in small crates
VINIFICATION: Double sorting, total destemming, pressing of berries and long maceration
AGING: In stainless steel vats to favor the fruit

TASTING:
EYE: Deep and shiny robe, garnet color
NOSE: Perfume of black cherries, minty notes and spices
PALATE: Harmonious and fruity with a spicy and warm finish, on elegant tannins
GUARD: Wine to taste in the exuberance of its youth. Keep 5 to 7 years
FOOD PAIRING: Grilled red meats or in sauce, leg of lamb, duck with olives or lacquered, pork skewers with prunes, guinea fowl, Iberian ham of bellota. With its fruity character and youth, it will do wonders with Mediterranean and Asian cuisine
Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
Rewarded by The Decanter World Wine awards 2018 with a silver medal, scoring 90 points Wine Enthusiast: 90 points for the 2017 Cadet

CUVEE LA BRULADE

The Brulade is the highest point of the area, swept by the Mistral wind enjoying a strong sunshine day, tempered by the sea breeze and the freshness of the nights

ORIGIN: Appellation Bandol
REGION: Provence
YIELD: 2O hl: hectare
ASSEMBLY: Mourvèdre 95%, Grenache 5%
SOIL: Clay and limestone
CULTURE: Organic without chemical fertilizers nor pesticides certified by Ecocert label
HARVEST: Manual in small crates
VINIFICATION: Double sorting, total destemming, pressing berries with skin maceration. Regular staking. Alcoholic fermentation 15 days and complete malo lactic under wood.
BREEDING: 18 months in  oak demi muids origin France
PRODUCTION: 2000 bottles
BOTTLE: At the estate
Custody potential: 15 years and over
CARAFE: Carafe passage recommendedET ARRANGEMENTS: Red meat or sauce, leg of lamb, duck with olives, Provencal stew, cepes, game, truffle dishes
Decanter World Wine awards 2019
Millésime 2016 obtains the platinium medal with 97 points

Revue des Vins de France -  Vintage 2010:
16/20 "This vintage plays on the richness and a structure patinée by the breeding while preserving the firm tannins of the vintage. They will allow him to age another eight to ten years. "

Gault & Millau
Millesime 2010: 16,5 / 20 "Superb oriental and larded approach, where smells paprika, laurel, savory and blackcurrant. "

Wine enthusiast Vintage 2012: 95 points

Guide Betanne and Dessauve 2017 Vintage 2012: 16/20

Wine enthusiast 2013 vintage: 95 points

"This is the top wine from La Bégude."

Guide to the best wines of France - RVF 2018 Vintage 2013: 16/20

Revue Du Vin de France Vintage 2013: 16,5 / 20 "Coming from a stony, generously sunny parcel, this 95% red Mourvèdre is fresh and delicate. To put in cellar."

Guide of the best wines of France RVF 2012 Vintage 2007: 17.5 / 20

Domaine de la Bégude red

ORIGIN: Appellation Bandol

REGION: Provence

YIELD: 27 hectoliters / hectare

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 40 years

PRODUCTION: about 20,000 bottles

BOTTLE: At the domaine

ASSEMBLY: Mourvèdre 90%, Grenache 10%

SOIL Clay-limestone

CULTURE: Organic without chemical fertilizers nor pesticides .Certified by Ecocert

HARVEST: Manual in small crates

WINEMAKING: Double sorting, total destemming, berry crushing and long maceration with regular cap manual punching for optimal phenolic extraction

BREEDING: 18 Months In 600l oak demi muids

GUARD: 8 Years And +

GOURMET ACCORDS: Red meats or in sauce, leg of lamb, duck with olives, provencal stew, truffle dishes
Wine Enthusiast    Millesime 2010: 94 points "Generous and opulent, this is a wine that has both fine perfume."

Wine enthusiast.  Vintage 2013: 94 points "This impressive wine has a perfumed character."

Guide Bettane and Dessauve Vintage 2013: 16,5 / 20 "A gentleman wine that will take time to unfold. To drink it now will be like contemplating a half-finished painting. "

eRobertParker.com.  Vintage 2013: 89-91 points "Offering lots of oak in its dark berry fruits, red currants licorice and spice-laced bouquet, this beauty is medium-bodied, polished and elegant, with present, yet ripe tannin. "

Wine enthusiast.  Vintage 2014:
93 points

Guide Bettane and Dessauve Vintage 2015: 17/20 "Cultivated, combining an elegant structure and skillfully laid with the rustic character of mourvèdre, the nobility and style promise a bright future and an exciting conversation. "

Guide of the best wines of France - RVF    Vintage 2015: 15/20

La Bégude YOUNG VINES

ORIGINE : Appellation Bandol
RÉGION : Provence
RENDEMENT : 26 Hectolitres/hectare
AGE MOYEN DES VIGNES : 20 ans
PRODUCTION : 4000 Bouteilles environ
MISE EN BOUTEILLE : Au Domaine
ASSEMBLAGE : Mourvèdre 90%, Grenache 10%
SOL : Argilo-calcaire
CULTURE : Biologique sans engrais chimiques ni pesticides. Certifiée par Label Ecocert
VENDANGE : Manuelle en petites caisses
VINIFICATION : Double tri, éraflage total, foulage des baies et macération longue avec pigeages manuels réguliers pour une extraction phénolique optimale
ELEVAGE : 18 Mois En Demi-muids de chêne de 600l
GARDE : 8 Ans Et +.
ACCORDS GASTRONOMIQUES : Viandes rouges ou en sauce, gigot d’agneau, canard aux olives, daube provençale, cèpes, gibier, mets à base de truffe
Wine enthusiast
Millésime 2014: 94 points
“This is an impressively rich, still very young wine.”


Guide des meilleurs vins de France 2018 
Millésime 2015 : 14/20

DOMAINE DE LA BEGUDE ROSE

ORIGIN: Appellation Bandol
REGION: Provence
YIELD: 25 hectoliters / hectare
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 30 years
PRODUCTION: 20000 bottles
BOTTLE: At the Domain
ASSEMBLY: Mourvèdre 80%, Grenache 15%, Cinsault 5%
SOIL: Clay and limestone
CULTURE: Organic without chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Certified by Ecocert
HARVEST: Manual in small crates
VINIFICATION: Double sorting, total destemming, pressing and pressing of the berries.
AGING: 2 months in a thermo-regulated stainless steel vat on lees
POTENTIAL OF GUARD: 3 years +
GASTRONOMIC AGREEMENTS Grilled fish, crustaceans, white meats, Spanish ham de bellota,cooked vegetables such as pickled peppers, aubergines, tapenades, ratatouille, aioli, and in general it will be wonderful with Mediterranean and exotic cuisine.

Wine enthusiast  Vintage 2014: 90 points "With 60% Mourvèdre, this is blend is rich and spicy."

Bettane Desseauve Guide   Vintage 2010: 15/20

The Figaro - Vintage 2014: 15/20

Guide of the best wines of France RVF   Vintage 2010: 19/20 Ranked best rosé of France

Wine enthusiast Millesime 2015: 89 points "Rich, lightly colored and full of acidity this wine is rich in texture and flavor for a Provence rosé."

eRobertParker.com -  Millesime 2015: 90 points "A terrific food Rosé, the 2015 Bandol Rose sports a medium pink color to go with lots of salty minerality, bright cherry, and strawberry aromas and flavors. It has a texture and freshness. "

Wine Spectator - Vintage 2015: 89 points "Very bright with a cherry and blood orange fruit backed by a strawberry core accent that imparts needed spine. "

ROSE CUVEE IRREDUCTIBLE

« L’enfant terrible » of the domain. Suitable for aging, against the current fashion of ephemeral and transparent rosés, its robe shines in the cup like a brazier. A rosé respectful not of the fashion but of it’s origin. Pure reflection of this land of fierce beauty, jostled by the Mistral wind and the rocks. Pure reflection of a noble and generous grape variety, the Mourvèdre

DESIGNATION: Bandol
REGION: Provence
YIELD: 28hl / ha
PRODUCTION: 5000 bottles
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 45 years
ASSEMBLY: Mourvèdre 90%, Grenache 10%
SOIL: Clay and limestone
CULTURE: Organic farming certified by Ecocert Label
SELLING: Manual in small crates Vinification: Double sorting, total de-stemming, pressing and pressing of berries before alcoholic fermentation
BREEDING: 2 months on fine lees
BOTTLE: At the Domaine
POTENTIAL OF GUARD: 3 years +
GASTRONOMIC ARRANGEMENTS Grilled fish, crustaceans, white meats, cooked vegetables such as pickled peppers, aubergines and tomatoes, curry, tapenades, ratatouille, aioli, and in general it will do wonders with the Mediterranean and exotic cuisine

Wine enthusiast   2014 vintage: 91 points
7TH SENSE Vintage 2012: 97/100 "This powerful and generous rosé will reveal its superb complexity on a red meat with a strong taste, such as mutton or game. A very great wine! "

Terre de Vins. Vintage 2014: 16/20 "An intense, aromatic Mourvèdre - Grenache with hints of red fruits and toast. "

Wine enthusiast. Vintage 2015: 94 points "Darker in color than most Provence rosés, with a rich, full character, it has generous and ripe."

Guide Bettane and Dessauve 2017   Vintage 2015: 16/20 "Cozy, with an intrinsic tenderness. The wild strawberry is still accompanied by milky notes, a touch of fine bitterness raises the picture and freshness bears the fruit in the final. The gourmet plenitude. "

Guide Bettane and Dessauve 2018   Vintage 2015: 17/20" The wines that moved us. Cozy, the silky and ample touch seduces on the field. The wild strawberry and the ripe red fruits draw a greedy and complex landscape. Not to mention a tension cleverly laid filigree. A complete rosé, vibrant and elegant »
Vintage 2016: 16.5 / 20

Revue du Vin de France   Vintage 2015: 16,5 / 20 "Rich in spicy, stimulating flavors, this irreducible is a rosé with delicate and poignant flesh. What a brilliance! "

The Point Magazine Special Wine   vintage 2016: 16,5 / 20 "Currant color, strawberry jam nose, raspberry jelly, very expressive, mouth built, broad, fruity fat, freshness, long minty finish. "

Guide Bettane and Dessauve 2018    Vintage 2016: 16,5 / 20.

Guide to the best wines of France - RVF 2018    Vintage 2016: 16/20

Revue des Vins de France    2016: 16/20 "A great Bandol classic in a straight and vinous style with great rocky fruit energy. A lot of wisdom. "

Domaine de la Bégude White wine

Confidential production of about 2400 bottles. From a plot sheltered from the burning sun, tempered by the altitude and the Mistral, Pale yellow color with brilliant reflections. Fruity nose on citrus fruits. A fleshy and greedy wine that is characterized by its great freshness

APPELLATION Bandol
Region: Provence
ASSEMBLY: White Clairette 60%, Ugniblanc 20%, Rolle 20%
SOIL: Clay and limestone
CULTURE: Organic certified by ECOCERT
YIELD: 20hl / ha
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 40 years
PRODUCTION: 2,400 bottles
VENDANGE Manual in small boxes
VINIFICATION Double sorting, total destemming,
Crushing and pressing the bays before Alcoholic fermentation
BREEDING: Vinification in vats and aging in french oak demi-muids for 6 months
Guard 4 years old and +
GASTRONOMIC AGREEMENTS
Grilled fish, burbot of monkfish, crustaceans, dishes based on
vegetables, bouillabaisse, exotic and Mediterranean cuisine. Roasted white meat, veal carpaccio, refined goat cheese.

eRobertParker.com- June 2016    Vintage 2014: 87 points "The white wine is a crisp, racy, medium-bodied and delicioulsy crisp white that offers lots of spiced apple, lychee, and pineapple aromas and flavors. "

Wine enthusiast   Vintage 2015: 91 points 

The guide of the best wines of France - RVF 2018   Vintage 2016: 14,5 / 20 

The Revue des Vins de France -  Vintage 2015 15,5 - 16,5 "A white built and endowed with a beautiful thorn ridge. It is a gastronomic wine that calls for rich and tasty dishes.