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Xavier 2010 Wine Review

Xavier 2010

Xavier 2010

A.C., Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône, France

Community Score:92/100

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Price: $42.95

Drink: 2012-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Xavier Vignon

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Plush black plum aromas give this wine a luscious mouth-filling character and juiciness before an incoming tide of peppered darker fruit that creates a lovely bite. Full-bodied and voluptuous. Drink now if you decant for 2 hours or hold it in your cellar for a decade or more. Incredible richness, depth and concentration. Demands hearty meat dishes. This is a blend of 65% Grenache and the remainder equal parts Mourvèdre and Syrah grapes. Loaded with purple and black plums and licorice on the finish.

Food pairings: prime rib, wild game, cherry and wine-reduction sauces.

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This Xavier 2010 was reviewed on August 3, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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