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2015 Xavier Vins Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge

2015 Xavier Vins Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge

93 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
2015 Xavier Vins Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge
93 Points Parker's Wine Advocate

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A lush Chateaneuf from an excellent, warm vintage. This is not a chateau but the private label of an expert and one of Chateauneuf's most respected consultant winemakers, Xavier Vignon. He has superb sources of fruit but none of the costs of his own vineyards, so that's why this impressive wine is so inexpensive. Sourced from all over Chateauneuf it is rounded and complete: rich, herbal, spicy, earthy and deep. Great value.

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$54.99 in mixed 6+ or $59.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

65% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre and 15% Syrah

Its Origins

For the last 15 years, oenologist Xavier Vignon has become internationally known for being the winemaker of several of the best domaines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the Rhone, such as Le Nerthe, Marcoux and Grand Veneur. In 2002 some friends (who are wine importers) asked him if he can create his own wine. Choosing amongst the best wines he has made, he creates Rhône wines of different vintages and appellations. His ideal wine is easy to understand, modern, powerful and great value for money. Before settling up in Rhône Valley, Xavier worked as a winemaker in Alsace, Champagne (Moët & Chandon), Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Burgundy and Languedoc-Roussillon.

What The Critics Say

91-913+/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Jeb Dunnuck

"The ruby/purple-tinged 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape (65% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre and 15% Syrah, aged in one- to three-year-old barrels) offers lots of blueberry, blackberry, plum, peppery herbs and violets in a full-bodied, layered package. It is juicy, with plenty of tannin, and will have 10-15 years of longevity." Drink 2016 - 2031

16.5/20 JancisRobinson.com, Jancis Robinson (2016 vintage)

"Toasty aromas plus cooked black fruits. Lovely lifted floral aroma on the palate, bold fruit flavours on the mid palate and a light herby character lingering on the finish. Good stuff! This is boldly flavoured but not too heavy, with nuance and delicacy. (RH)."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Grenache Syrah Mourvedre Blend

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Rhone Valley

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2016 - 2031

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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