Toggle Navigation Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Your Cart
Close
Hidden Gems Collection ⇒
SHIPPING INCLUDED 12+ BOTTLES OR $199+ →
Home Shop All Wines


Main Menu
Shop All Wines

Producers

Producers

Producers

Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Close

Notify me

Fill out your info and we will notify you when the 2020 Bandol Rosé Domaine de Terrebrune is back in stock or when a new vintage becomes available.


2020 Bandol Rosé

Domaine de Terrebrune

Terrebrune’s Bandol epitomizes the idea of a terroir-driven rosé, from the nose of thyme and white peach, redolent of a Provençal summer, to its mouthwateringly salty finish, a reminder that the sea is just a stone’s throw away. Accordingly, this 2020 is characterized by tangy, salty minerals underlying beautiful citrus and herbal notes.
     Vigneron Reynald Delille is never shy to point out the aging potential of his rosé, often pulling out twenty-year-old bottles in pristine condition to prove his point. In its youth, its brightness makes it a great companion to seafood in their most basic form, including crudo, urchin, or grilled loup de mer (sea bass). With age, it picks up weight and develops deeper aromatics, allowing it to stand up to richer and more dishes. Uncork this 2020 today with anchovy-laden burrata toasts to highlight its invigorating balance of saline and citrus.

Burrata Toasts with Salt-Cured Anchovies
Toast slices of rustic levain until edges begin to char. Top each with a generous dollop of burrata, then with salt-cured anchovy filets. Drizzle with olive oil and add cracked black pepper to taste. Add dried oregano or fresh basil, if desired. The combination of creamy and briny make this dish an exquisite match with Terrebrune’s rosé.

Anthony Lynch

Wine Type: Rosé
Vintage: 2020
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: 50% Mourvèdre, 25% Grenache, 25% Cinsault
Appellation: Bandol
Country: France
Region: Provence
Producer: Domaine de Terrebrune
Winemaker: Reynald Delille
Vineyard: 10 years average
Soil: Limestone pebbles in brown clay, blue limestone bedrock, marl
Aging: Ages for 6-8 months in stainless steel tank before bottling
Farming: Organic (certified)
Alcohol: 13.5%

More from this Producer or Region

About Provence

map of Provence

Perhaps there is no region more closely aligned with the history to Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant than Provence. Provence is where Richard Olney, an American ex-pat and friend of Alice Waters, lived, and introduced Kermit to the great producers of Provence, most importantly Domaine Tempier of Bandol. Kermit also spends upwards of half his year at his home in a small town just outside of Bandol.

Vitis vinifera first arrived in France via Provence, landing in the modern day port city of Marseille in the 6th century BC. The influence of terroir on Provençal wines goes well beyond soil types. The herbs from the pervasive scrubland, often referred to as garrigue, as well as the mistral—a cold, drying wind from the northwest that helps keep the vines free of disease—play a significant role in the final quality of the grapes. Two more elements—the seemingly ever-present sun and cooling saline breezes from the Mediterranean—lend their hand in creating a long growing season that result in grapes that are ripe but with good acidity.

Rosé is arguably the most well known type of wine from Provence, but the red wines, particularly from Bandol, possess a great depth of character and ability to age. The white wines of Cassis and Bandol offer complexity and ideal pairings for the sea-influenced cuisine. Mourvèdre reigns king for red grapes, and similar to the Languedoc and Rhône, Grenache, Cinsault, Marsanne, Clairette, Rolle, Ugni Blanc among many other grape varieties are planted.

More from Provence or France

2018 Bandol Rouge Magnum

Domaine Tempier  France  |  Provence  |  Bandol

$150.00

2018 Bandol Rouge

Domaine de Terrebrune  France  |  Provence  |  Bandol

$52.00

2015 Les Baux de Provence Rouge “Cornaline”

Domaine Hauvette  France  |  Provence  |  Les Baux de Provence

$58.00
$120.00
$57.00
$48.00

2018 Côtes de Provence Syrah

Clos Saint-Joseph  France  |  Provence  |  Côtes de Provence

$76.00
$55.00

2013 Alpilles Blanc “Dolia”

Domaine Hauvette  France  |  Provence  |  IGP Alpilles

$60.00

2019 Bandol Rouge

Domaine Tempier  France  |  Provence  |  Bandol

$69.00
$27.00

2014 Bandol Rouge

Domaine de Terrebrune  France  |  Provence  |  Bandol

$66.00

A good doctor prescribed the wine of Nuits-Saint-Georges to the Sun King, Louis XIV, when he suffered an unknown maladie. When the king’s health was restored the tasty remedy enjoyed a vogue at court. Lord, send me a doctor like that!

Inspiring Thirst, page 117

Kermit once said...
Close
Close

Add a new credit card

Please complete the form below.

Cancel
Close

Add a new shipping address

Please complete your shipping address below.
Cancel
Close
Close

Warnings


Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol


Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/bpa