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Xavier Vin Doux Naturel Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2015

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Jane Staples rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Highly aromatic with pretty honeysuckle, apricot and white peach notes, repeated on luscious, satiny palate. Enjoy with biscotti and coffee by the fireplace.
Tasted Jan. 2018
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A beautiful, if not overlooked, part of the Southern Rhone. Beame de Venise focises on two things: beautifully balanced Rhone reds built around Shiraz and Grenache, but also fortified Muscat made by halting fermentation early with grape spirit (raw brandy).
Super pale colour. Vibrant yellow, but with a white rim.
Aromas of pear, orange blossom, lychee, candied lemon, and peach.
Clementine and stone fruit to the taste. Sharp focus on balance of acidity and sweetness. Lipsmacking, but better when not overchilled.
With Muscat vdn, it is important to preserve the freshness as much as possible. By preventing premature oxidation, the aromatics acidity. and fruitiness make a delicious wine to have as a digestif.
Many say it doesn't age well, but I quite enjoy the development of aromatics on this style after half a decade and beyond. Often it changes from tangerine and orange blossom to marmalade or candied citrus peel.

Natalie's Review

Xavier Vin Doux Naturel Muscat De Beaumes De Venise 2015, Rhône A.P., France: The 2015 vintage of this dessert wine features aromas of toffee, honey and dried apricot. Pair with biscotti. Drink: 2017-2020. 515783 15% S 375 mL  $16.95 Score: 92/100. February 27, 2018 Best Value Dessert Wine. Divine Dessert Wine  Full Review



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