Château de Pibarnon

Château de Pibarnon

The Château de Pibarnon in Bandol is a spectacular vineyard with a very thetral air, and for 30 years, the Saint Victor family has managed this exceptional estate and raised it to the rank of the greatest wines of France. It is in a singing landscape of cypresses, oleanders, mulberry trees, olive trees, oaks and pines covering the Mediterranean that houses vineyard Pibarnon. This ecosystem offers a dazzling array of beauty and charm. It is from this fabulous natural amphitheater that remains the secret of the wines of Pibarnon. Indeed, the estate offers an ideal microclimate, a calcareous soil of the trias that perfectly controls the water of the vineyard and protects the soil from drought in all circumstances, but also an attitude of more than 300 meters from the sea which makes the field a great terroir. The Château de Pibarnon, faithful to the traditions, realizes its great wines from Mourvèdre, grapes covered with very thick skins, the king variety of the Bandol appellation, which brings to the red wines, elegance, harmony and astonishing skill to the refining. The course before enjoying a great wine takes time, the Mourvèdre spends 18 months of aging in oak barrels to emmieller. We must then wait 5 to 6 years for the wine to fully reveal its undergrowth nose and aromas of black fruits, spices, peony and truffle. The Château de Pibarnon comes in 3 colors. Red wine, a dense wine, spicy, liquorice and fruity that leaves the palate a sweet finesse and a fruity tannin. On the nose, a set of black fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry), laurel, tobacco and pepper. Then the rosé wine with an incredible bouquet of red fruits, spiced up with some citrus fruits and light spices. An explosive and elegant rosé wine that surprises by its complexity and freshness on the palate with notes of liquorice. And finally white wine, a set of white flowers accompanied by vegetal and mineral notes A fresh, round and greedy wine which splendidly accompanies white-fleshed fish.