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Xavier Vignon 100% 2015 Wine Review

Xavier Vignon 100% 2015

Xavier Vignon 100% 2015

Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Xavier

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From Côtes Du Rhône Xavier Vignon 100% 2015 is actually a red blend of 40% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre with the balance Cinsault, Carignan and Marselan grapes. On the palate this flavoursome is showing red cherry and blackberry flavours mixed in with dark chocolate and savoury spice. This wine is aged 12 months in 80% concrete tanks and 20% in oak barrels. Xavier Vignon was the consulting winemaker for various Rhone Valley wineries, before focusing on his own bottling.

Food pairings: gourmet burgers, tourtière, roast chicken.

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This Xavier Vignon 100% 2015 was reviewed on November 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Xavier, the southern Rhone winemaker, has a reputation that is picking up steam in recent years. Affordable blends sourced from quality producers in the famous AOCs we all know and love (Chateauneuf, Vaqueyras, Gigondas).
This wine is a typical Rhone blend built around Oold vine Grenache, Shiraz, and Mourvedre. 2015 was a promising year and you can pick this reflective example for close to nothing!
Deep ruby, with purple hues. Cooked plums, raspberry, blackberry, and a subtle hint of baking spice.
The oak is very toned back on this blend. The vast majority of the blend spent time in concrete instead of oak.
Pair this fine wine with roasted chestnuts.
From Côtes Du Rhône Xavier Vignon 100% 2015 is actually a red blend of 40% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre with the balance Cinsault, Carignan and Marselan grapes. This wine is aged 12 months in 80% concrete tanks and 20% in oak barrels. Xavier Vignon was the consulting winemaker for various Rhone Valley wineries, before focusing on his own bottling. Look for ripe red cherry and blackberry flavours mixed in with dark chocolate and savoury spice on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews

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