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Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2016

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There are 3 user submitted reviews for this wine.

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

Fragrant and flavourful Cotes du Rhone GSM blend. Shows lots of ripe red fruit, blackberries, sweet spice with a hit of smoke. Good acidity and structure makes it food-friendly and quaffable. Great with meat stews, olives, charcuterie.
Tasted March 2019
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This medium ruby Cotes du Rhone blend Rhone has a flutter of TCA happening, which normally would be off-putting but in this case it added to the character. Mushroom dusted blueberries, red cherries and dried herbs and the flavours are divine - earthy raspberry, cedar, green pepper and stemmy forest brush. Dry with high, spry acidity, medium plus body and finish with lingering velvety tannins. Pair with balsamic chicken or veal.
Wineboy rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This winery put out a dynamite buy in 2010 and 2011 which I still fondly remember. This wine isn't as great as those but a solid buy none the less. Lovely nose, berry fruit and elevated levels of alcohol from the Grenache. Buy this one as it's a great buy in itself but don't expect lightning to hit 3 times in a decade.

Natalie's Review

Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône 2016, Côtes du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France: Xavier 2016 is a dry, full-bodied, smoky Rhône red blend of equal amounts of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvèdre with ripe red cherry, sweet cake spice and mocha flavours on the palate. The Grenache vines were planted nearly 100 years ago. Pair with lamburgers. Drink: 2018-2023. 297317 14.50% D 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 90/100. March 16, 2019 Best Value Red Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review



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