Bandol AOC is an appellation for still wines of all three colours from the Provence region of France.

Communes: Bandol. | Le Beausset. | La Cadiére d’Azur. | Le Castellet. | Evenos. | Ollioules. | Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer. | Sanary sur Mer

Vineyard area & wine production: 2002 48,356hl from 1,540ha (Guide Hachette 2004, p.781).


Bandol Blanc AOC: Made from local varieties, plus optionally Sauvignon Blanc and Ugni Blanc.

Bandol Rosé AOC: ‘Delicious, spicy but pricey, to be drunk young,’ says Oz Clarke (2015, p.37).

Bandol Rouge AOC: 50% minimum Mourvèdre. A wine for the long haul.


Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p.37.