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Xavier Vignon 100% 2015

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There are 2 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

FBS, WC90(v),

Michael Godel
The packaging solicits a response. That’s for sure. What does 100 per cent mean? Varietal or regional? I think it means all in. With fruit, acidity, structure and acidity. For Côtes du Rhône it lays it all on the line. One hundred per cent. Drink 2018-2021. Tasted October 2018.
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.

Natalie's Review

Xavier Vignon 100% 2015, Côtes du Rhône, Rhône A.P., France: 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. Drink: 2018-2023. 437079 14.50% XD 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 90/100. November 13, 2018 Best Value Red Wine. Heavenly Hamburger Wine  Full Review




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