Bandol, an appellation in Provence, France, is famous for red wine made from at least 50% of this grape.

A. Merlot

B. Macabeo

C. Malbec

D. Mourvèdre


While much of Provence is famous for its rosé, Bandol is famous for its deep, spicy, structured reds that must be a minimum of 50% mourvèdre. In other parts of the world, mourvèdre is known as monastrell (in Spain) and mataró (in Portugal and parts of the New World).

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