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Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2017 Wine Review

Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2017

Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2017

Côtes du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Xavier Vignon

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A smooth and smoky, medium-plus-bodied Rhône Red with a blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvèdre red wine grapes sourced from the southern Rhône. Juicy and supple on the palate with blueberry, dark cherry, sweet spice and savoury herb flavours with a lingering peppery, smoky mocha finish. Enjoy now and for the next five years with grilled meats.

Food pairings: meat pizza, roast pheasant, Porchetta pork roast.

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This Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2017 was reviewed on November 7, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A full and satisfying organic Rhone blend packed with blueberry and spice. Velvety tannins with an excellent length finishing in cinnamon and clove. Lovely typicity of the Southern Rhone offering gluggability. Serve with Chinese spice pork loin rack. @wrightwineblog
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

From the Southern Rhone, Xavier Vignon Cotes du Rhone is a clean, lightweight and organic blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mouvedre. Medium ruby in colour with aromas of currants, plums, red pepper spice and brown leafy forest-floor. Elements of oak are subtle with flavours revealing cherry, raspberry, tomato leaf, spicy cayenne and limestone graphite minerals. Acidity is brisk and well refined with a splash of silky tannins. An outstanding value for this well made red wine. Serve slightly chilled with grilled herbed pork tenderloin. Enjoy!
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A satisfying, if fairly straightforward, Rhone blend. Fruity, medium plus body, smooth and approachable. Highly quaffable especially at this price. Sip on its own or try it with pizza, lasagna, burgers. Tasted October 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Xavier Vignon 2017 is a dry, medium-plus-bodied Rhône GSM blend. Lovely ripe blueberry, blackberry flavours, spicy and silky on the palate. The Grenache vines were planted nearly 100 years ago. - Community Wine Reviews

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