Bufentis Minervois 2018

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This French natural red wine made from Shiraz and Grenache blend unfolds with ripe black fruit flavors, nuanced spice, and floral hints. Balanced acidity and a lingering finish leave a lasting impression.

 

Blackberries, cherries, raspberry, garrigue, violet and licorice.

ABV:

  • 14%

Vintage:

  • 2018

Type:

  • Red

More On Bufentis Minervois 2018

Pairings

Bacon-Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese, Teriyaki Glazed Salmon, Dark Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Coulis

Varietal

syrah, grenache

Funky Scale

Region

Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Producer

About Domaine Taillandier

Benjamin Taillandier, a visionary winemaker, embarked on a journey rooted in his commitment to crafting wines that embody a unique philosophy. Having completed winemaking school, Benjamin gained experience in a conventional winery before encountering natural winemaker Jean-Baptiste Senat in 2004. Influenced by Senat's innovative ideas and techniques, Benjamin was inspired to pursue winemaking aligned with a similar philosophy. In 2007, Benjamin returned to his family's hometown of Caunes-Minervois, strategically located between Carcassonne and The Montagne Noire. Here, he acquired 5.7 hectares of Grenache Noir, Syrah, Cinsault, Terret Gris, and commenced organic farming, later transitioning to biodynamics. Operating on a principle of continual growth, Benjamin expanded his estate to 9.5 hectares, meticulously tending to each vine by hand. With full Ecocert certification and the establishment of the popular wine bar, Cantine du Curé, during the summer tourist season, Benjamin has become a vital figure in the local wine scene. What sets Benjamin apart is his dedication to crafting wines that defy the conventions of the Minervois AOC. In a region often characterized by concentrated and high-alcohol wines, Benjamin focuses on producing full-flavored yet lighter, fresher, and lower-alcohol wines. His commitment to introducing the concept of Minervois "vin de soif" reflects a dedication to a vibrant, lively style that distinguishes his wines in a region known for its bold and robust offerings. Tasting Benjamin Taillandier's wines becomes an exploration of a winemaker's vision, where each sip tells a story of innovation, terroir respect, and a refreshing departure from the norm.