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Xavier Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2017 Wine Review

Xavier Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2017

Xavier Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2017

Rhône A.P., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Xavier Vignon

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Xavier's 2017 vintage of Muscat de Beaumes de Venise is produced from Muscat and Muscat spirit, in a process called "mutage" from the Southern Rhone. Unlike icewine, don't overchill this vin doux naturel to experience its lovely tropical fruit, soft orange citrus and delicate cake spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy while fresh with fresh fruit desserts.

Muscat De Beaumes De Venise food pairings: intense, ripe cheeses, dark chocolate, saffron pear tarte.

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This Xavier Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2017 was reviewed on February 28, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jay Denney rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Wow! A fantastic value dessert wine from the Rhone. Intense aromas of white grape, stonefruit, and raisins. Excellent mouthfeel with flavours of orange, raising and spice coating the tastebuds and staying for a awhile. I'd gladly put this up against some Barsacs and Sauternes that are 2-3x the price of this gem.
Muscat De Beaumes De Venise from the Rhône wine region is a Vin doux naturel made in a method called "Mutage", where grape spirit added to the wine to stop the fermentation process, killing the yeast with increased alcohol but keeping a natural level of sweetness in this dessert wine. This one produced by Xavier is always lovely and rich with floral, grapey notes, citrus and soft orange flavours on the palate. Well-priced under $20. - Community Wine Reviews

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